Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
Why Motley Crue Keep Away From Tommy Lee Backstage
Drummer says Vince Neil and Mick Mars don’t like the music in his dressing room and won’t like his new solo album.
Jon Bon Jovi Wishes Richie Sambora ‘Had His Life Together’
But singer argues there’s an upside to his old friend’s absence from Bon Jovi.
Vinnie Vincent Appears in Kiss-Like Mask
Former guitarist wears makeup similar to his Ankh Warrior image.
How Joe Elliott Gets Away With Meeting His Heroes
Def Leppard singer doesn’t expect Robert Plant and others to appreciate what his band does.
Director of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Video Considers Lawsuit
Award-winner Bruce Gowers says band has been using 1975 promo for 40 years and “never paid me a dime” over his original $1,100 fee.
Why Did Freddie Mercury Never Fix His Teeth?
Queen icon avoided dental surgery despite being self-conscious about his prominent overbite.
10/26 JOE Kevin Cronin Wrote REO Speedwagon Classic On Trash Bag
Frontman recalls inspiration for “Roll With the Changes” during car journey across the U.S.
Listen to Lemmy in New Jetboy Video
Late Motorhead icon co-wrote spoken-word piece “The Reading,” included in “Beating the Odds.”
Watch Final Trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Freddie Mercury is focus of new promo ahead of biopic launch on Nov. 2.
10/26 Freddie Mercury: The Man, The Star… in His Own Words
Select quotes from Queen frontman’s interviews throughout his career show a complex, energetic and lonely man who wanted to live life to the full.