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.
Steely Dan, Nirvana and Others React to Fire Loss of Master Tapes
Label does not address how many master tapes burned in backlot blaze while potentially affected artists wait for more details.
PledgeMusic Nearing Bankruptcy After Rescue Attempts Fail
Approximately 45,000 artists likely to lose out along with their fans, but founder argues crowdfunding model is still valid.
How Woodstock ’94 ’S––- Show’ Changed Green Day’s Lives
Drummer Tre Cool recalls the moment weather-fueled “mayhem” turned in his band’s favor.
James Hetfield Didn’t Need Acting Tips for Ted Bundy Biopic
‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile’ star Zac Efron hails Metallica frontman’s talent.
Woodstock 50 Will Go Ahead and ‘Be a Blast’ Insists Promoter
Michael Lang vows festival will be staged in August despite financial backer’s withdrawal.
How Slash Finally Got Off Drugs in 2005
Guns N’ Roses guitarist says return to substance abuse during Velvet Revolver era was “my own fault.”
Kurt Cobain Envied Dave Grohl’s Singing Voice, Says Nirvana Manager
Danny Goldberg recalls frontman’s “sweet” and “competitive” sides as he publishes new book.
Brian May, David Byrne, Trent Reznor Named Among Rock Hall Induction Speakers
Full list of presenters named for class of 2019 including Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, the Cure and Radiohead.
New Metallica Album Coming ‘Sooner Than Previous Two’
Robert Trujillo hopes 11th LP will be “culmination” of ‘Death Magnetic’ and ‘Hardwired … To Self-Destruct.’
Rami Malek Aims to Play James Bond Villain
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ star reported to be in final negotiations to appear opposite Daniel Craig.