Your editor-in-chief, big cheese, owner, founder and whatever-else of the Moshville Times. As well as all the work on this site, I’m also a teacher of Computing at primary and secondary school levels, a father of three remarkably awesome children, PADI Divemaster (lapsed), Krav Maga Practitioner Level 2 and traveller of 60+ countries.
Based in: Glasgow
Preferred genres: rock, classic metal, thrash, punk rock, death, symphonic death… I’ll give anything a shot
5 favourite bands: Bowling For Soup, Dendera, Anthrax, Machine Head, Electric River
5 favourite albums: Machine Head – Unto the Locust, Slayer – Seasons in the Abyss, Electric River – The Faith & Patience, Dendera – The Killing Floor, Poison – Look What The Cat Dragged In
Most embarrassing album owned: Quite a few to pick from, I confess, but I’ll go for Will Smith’s Big Willie Style because of its silly name.
First gig: Alice Cooper with Great White and Britney Fox, Whitley Bay Ice Rink – December 7th, 1989
Favourite gig: Slayer on the Decade of Aggression tour at Newcastle City Hall, Sepultura touring on Arise at the Barrowlands, Rammstein any time, Machine Head have never let me down either
Favourite drink: fresh fruit juice (non-alcoholic), Newcastle Brown Ale (alcoholic), Jagermeister (very alcoholic)
Favourite food: bacon wrapped in bacon with bacon on the side