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.
When Dave Grohl Took Grammys to His Daughter’s School
Foo Fighters leader didn't get the result he expected.
This Is Why You Should Listen to Music You Don’t Like
Audio arts professor argues about link between annoying sounds and “underlying natural beauty.”
Steven Wilson Apologizes to Wolfgang Van Halen for Eddie Comments
British musician apologizes, but late guitarist’s son says there’s nothing to say sorry for.
Dave Grohl’s Drum Battle With 10-Year-Old Girl Led to LP Release
Foo Fighters’ ‘Medicine at Midnight’ was given arrival date after online laughs with Nandi Bushell.
Weezer Wish Eddie Van Halen Could Hear Their Tribute Album
‘Van Weezer’ release was postponed by pandemic until after guitarist’s death.
Dave Grohl Shares Recurring Dream About Kurt Cobain
Foo Fighters frontman says Nirvana vision starts with “burst of happiness and joy.”
Young, Shy Gene Simmons Would Pretend to Be English
Kiss legend hoped lessons from the Beatles would get him through “funny adolescent” time.
‘Cobra Kai’ Name-Checks Are Just Fun for Zebra
Veteran band’s frontman Randy Jackson doesn’t plan to exploit TV show star William Zabka's fandom.
25 Years Ago: ’12 Monkeys’ Predicts the Pandemic
Terry Gilliam’s complex sci-fi hit turned out to be a warning from movie history.
Dee Snider and Sebastian Bach Make Up After Twitter Debate
Singers confirm appreciation for each other after fan begs them not to make 2020 worse by falling out.
Matt Sorum Recalls Recording Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Drunken Pirate Song’
They tracked “You Ain’t the First” after a boozy afternoon, despite producer trying to send them home.
See Tommy Lee in Trailer for New Horror Movie ‘The Retaliators’
Motley Crue drummer is one of several rock stars making appearances in 2021 release.