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.
How Working With Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne Differed for Robert Trujillo
Bassist recently rejoined ex-Black Sabbath frontman for his latest solo project.
Kirk Hammett Laments Metallica’s Slow Album Progress
“It’s not getting any quicker,” he says of releasing 10 titles in 40 years.
When Anthrax’s Scott Ian Got Arrested with Metallica’s Cliff Burton
Guitarist and late bassist narrowly avoided drug trouble when cops didn't find their weed.
Kirk Hammett ‘Pleaded’ With Nirvana to Join Metallica Tour
Guitarist recalls why Kurt Cobain refused to join double-headlining trek with Guns N' Roses.
Robert Trujillo Recalls Blowing His Fuse in Metallica Rehearsal
Bassist says backstage moment proves musicians should "always maintain composure."
Kirk Hammett Rushed ‘Portals’ Completion for Record Store Day
Metallica guitarist’s EP had to be done within a week to make the deadline.
Kirk Hammett ‘Got Brain Back’ When He Stopped Drinking
Metallica guitarist says he reached maturity in past decade and doesn't feel as old as 59.
Kirk Hammett is ‘Full-on Jethro Tull Fan’ Despite Grammy Dispute
Metallica guitarist says he only recently began exploring prog, but delay had nothing to do with earlier controversy.
Jason Newsted Reveals ‘Very Origins’ of His Beef With Metallica
Bassist was warned off side projects long before he quit over feeling artistically limited.
Robert Trujillo Will Put Kirk Hammett’s EP Through Vinyl Ceremony
Metallica bassist wants to “christen” his bandmate’s ‘Portals’ release.