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.
Listen to Smashing Pumpkins’ New Song ‘Knights of Malta’
Partial reunion lineup release opening track from 'Shiny and Oh So Bright Vol. 1.'
Greta Van Fleet Won’t Fight Like Kinks and Oasis
Kiszka brothers manage to avoid issues that have hit other bands, despite their own “aggressive” and “stubborn” behavior.
Dave Grohl’s Last Ambition: To Play With AC/DC
Foo Fighters frontman hails Australian veterans as he discusses the importance of politics in music.
Soundgarden Will Not Return, Kim Thayil Says
Guitarist agrees with bandmates that they could work together under another name, though he’s not sure how.
Dave Grohl Reflects on ‘Rubik’s Cube’ of Songwriting Success
Foo Fighters frontman reacts as band is named No. 1 act in Alternative Song chart history.
Cranberries Thought Debut Album Would Get Them Dropped
Guitarist Noel Hogan recalls being “gutted” when record bombed and dreading call from their label.
Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Purple Haze’
Debut performance takes place at nonprofit fundraiser event.
Revisiting Scott Weiland’s Last Show With Stone Temple Pilots
2012 California festival set came before frontman was fired for the second and final time.
Chris Cornell Remembered in Self-Titled Legacy Album
Watch lyric video for unheard song “When Bad Does Good” from upcoming release.
Watch Dave Grohl Play Nirvana Classic With Trombone Shorty
It’s only the second time Nirvana drummer has played “In Bloom” since the band split.
Cranberries to Split After Last Album Featuring Dolores O’Riordan
Guitarist Noel Hogan says there’s “no need to continue” beyond LP.
Dave Grohl on Losing His Voice: ‘That’s the Last Time I Make Out With Bono’
Foo Fighters reschedule shows just after U2 frontman had to bow out mid-concert.