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.
John Frusciante Nearly Abandoned Eddie Van Halen Tribute Solo
Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist struggled with concept behind end section of "Eddie."
When Taylor Hawkins Nearly Quit Foo Fighters
Late drummer wound up in dispute with Dave Grohl as they worked on 'One by One' album.
Metallica Give Crime-Victim Street Drummer a New Kit
Sheriff Drumman thanks band for helping him get back into action after theft.
The Foo Fighters Song That Started as a Joke
Dave Grohl recalls “sitting on the couch laughing” as “Love Dies Young” came together.
Dave Grohl Recorded New Foo Fighters Vocals in Bathroom
He sang beside toilet in “funky old house” the band converted into a studio for ‘Medicine at Midnight.’
Kurt Cobain Royalty Check Found in Record Store
Pre-fame payment for $26 was among items in ‘90s collection.
Dave Grohl Recalls ‘Panic Attacks’ Before Nirvana’s First Big Festival Show
Reading event in England has become mainstay in Foo Fighters leader’s career.
Dan Auerbach Reveals Why Timing Was Right for Black Keys Reunion
He's already pinpointed how he'll know if their comeback album 'Let's Rock' is a success.
Watch the Black Keys Fail as Masterclass Instructors
Comedy video spoofs online courses that promise much but deliver little.
55 Years Ago: Beatlemania Begins to Spin Out of Control With ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
Advance radio-station play forced label to release Fab Four’s fourth album 10 days early.
Courtney Love Slams ‘The Dirt’ – Tommy Lee Fires Back
Motley Crue drummer responds to Hole singer describing movie as “just f–––––g dumb.”
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.