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.
Phil Campbell Recalls Meeting Lemmy: ‘It Scared the S— Out of Me’
Motorhead guitarist first saw future bandmate in Hawkwind at the age of 12.
How Freddie Mercury Teased Elton John Backstage at Live Aid
Queen frontman criticized old friend’s hat after being complimented over iconic performance.
George ‘Pops’ Chambers of Chambers Brothers Dead at 88
Singer and bassist was eldest sibling in the band.
Watch Kirk Hammett Guest With UFO
Metallica guitarist joined British band for “Doctor Doctor” and “Shoot Shoot” in Hollywood.
Neil Young’s ‘Mountaintop’ Documentary Headed to Theaters
Film that follows the making of new album ‘Colorado’ arrives in theaters on October 22.
Tommy Thayer Was Never Officially Asked to Join Kiss
Guitarist explains that being told to grow his hair was the only indication he ever got.
Rick Wakeman Calls Yes ‘Union’ Album a ‘Disgrace’
Keyboardist hated 1991 LP but loved the tour that followed, even though he knew he’d be dismissed when it ended.
How Van Halen’s Chain Smoking Inspired ‘Best of Both Worlds’
Sammy Hagar recalls “craziest songwriting experience” in shower.
How Harry Nilsson Inspired Aerosmith’s Name
Drummer Joey Kramer recalls word being made up two years before the band formed.
Sammy Hagar Recalls the Time David Lee Roth ‘Flipped Out’ on Tour
Single incident took place during joint tour in 2002.