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.
New Tool Album to ‘Definitely’ Arrive in 2018
Drummer confirms that “10,000 Days” follow-up will “definitely” arrive in next 12 months.
Chester Bennington’s Widow Angry Over ‘Dramatizing’ of 2016 Suicide Attempt
Talinda Bennington blasts the coroner and TMZ for covering details from his death investigation that were redacted to protect her children.
Noel Gallagher ‘Reignited’ by Use of ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ at Manchester Memorial
The Oasis guitarist and songwriter recalls hearing his song sung at memorial vigil.
Chester Bennington Autopsy Report Is Released
The Linkin Park singer, who’d been struggling with sobriety, had traces of alcohol in his system.
Mental Health Helpline Launched for U.K. Music Industry
The Initiative follows increased attention to issues after the deaths of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell, with plans to roll out across U.S. and beyond.
Josh Homme Was Prepared for Backlash Over Producer Mark Ronson
The Queens of the Stone Age frontman knew some fans would object to the pop producer's presence.
Watch Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Always Ascending’ Video
The promo accompanies the title track of their fifth album, due in February 2018.
Why Marilyn Manson Refused to Record a Clean Version of ‘KILL4ME’
When asked to produce a censored take of the 'Heaven Upside Down' track, he made it worse instead.
Pearl Jam to Return to Touring in 2018
After a year of downtime, Eddie Vedder and co announce shows in South America and Europe.
Radiohead’s Philip Selway Says He Could Have Died in 2012 Stage Collapse
The Radiohead drummer reveals he was scheduled to be in same place on stage that collapsed in 2012.