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.
Roger Taylor Talked Taylor Hawkins Out of Joining Guns N’ Roses
Foo Fighters drummer recalls advice from Queen counterpart when late ‘90s invitation came.
Dave Matthews Feels ‘Unqualified’ for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Band leader reflects on “bizarre” nomination on first year of being eligible but likes appearing among varied list of artists.
Tool Nearly Set Fire to ‘Fear Inoculum’ Studio
Producer remembers moment drummer Danny Carey’s drum caught alight during session.
Neil Young’s ‘Mountaintop’ Documentary Headed to Theaters
Film that follows the making of new album ‘Colorado’ arrives in theaters on October 22.
Peers Offer Support to Metallica’s James Hetfield: ‘I’m With You’
Colleagues and friends send messages of support to frontman who returned to rehab.
Thom Yorke Calls Himself Climate Change ‘Hypocrite’
Radiohead frontman struggles with contrast of campaigning for planet while traveling by airplane.
Lars Ulrich’s Favorite Moment From S&M2 Shows
Drummer details his highlights from recent return to orchestral collaboration.
Bruce Springsteen, Green Day Songs ‘Most Dangerous’ for Driving
Scientific study finds fast music leads to increased speed and erratic moves.
Listen to Greta Van Fleet’s New Song ‘Always There’
Track was recorded during debut album sessions, and appears on ‘A Million Little Pieces’ movie soundtrack.
Kurt Cobain Royalty Check Found in Record Store
Pre-fame payment for $26 was among items in ‘90s collection.