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.
Foo Fighters Bring 10-Year-Old On Stage For Metallica Cover
Foo Fighters frontman gives kid his guitar after “Enter Sandman” jam.
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.
Joe Jackson Announces New Album ‘Fool’
British singer releases video for “Fabulously Absolute” from 20th studio LP, to arrive 40 years after his debut.
Soundgarden Reunion Could Take Place After ‘Natural Healing’
The band's still-mourning survivors are hailing Chris Cornell as an “artist” and not a “star.”
Chris Cornell Statue Unveiled by His Children
Soundgarden icon’s widow recalls his “beautiful, powerful, incomparable presence” at Seattle ceremony.
Watch Last Night’s Six Song Nirvana Reunion at Cal Jam
Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear joined by Joan Jett, John McCaulay and Brodie Dalle.
Nirvana Reunion Is Possible at Foo Fighters’ Festival
Social media teases as surviving members, plus 2014 reunion singers Joan Jett and John McAuley, are all on festival bill.
John Lydon Calls Modern Punk Bands ‘Coat Hangers’
Former Sex Pistol slams bands like Green Day for turning genre into “caricature.”