Matt Wardlaw is the new media editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. You'll also find Matt on the radio hosting UCR's weekend show on Saturdays and Sundays. He loves vinyl and believes that the compact disc is still a worthy format. Right now, he's probably reading some liner notes.
Why Alice in Chains Initially Bombed Opening for Van Halen: Exclusive Interview
"You're f---in' crazy," Sammy Hagar told the Seattle group.
See How Legendary Musicians’ Deaths Were Announced
Learn how Eddie Van Halen, Kurt Cobain, the members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and others were memorialized by the media.
Why Lou Gramm Is Touring Again: Exclusive Interview
Former Foreigner singer "missed" performing and is also working on new music
Metallica’s Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Moment at Wembley Stadium
Guitarist Kirk Hammett was afraid he was going to "screw it up" during the band's big moment.
Tesla at 40: ‘It’s Been a Bumpy Road’
Guitarist Frank Hannon says "it sounded like a science fiction movie" to imagine the band would still be active in 2021.
Why Lou Gramm’s Shadow King Collapsed After Only One Concert
Vocalist believes people conspired behind the scenes to sabotage the band.
Queen’s Roger Taylor Says Band Has ‘Big Tour’ Plans for 2022
Drummer says the "mothership" is ready for the road.
Heart’s Ann Wilson Has ‘10 Songs Ready’ for Her Next Solo Album
New album will feature material recorded in Muscle Shoals as well as collaborations with Vince Gill and Gov't Mule.
Foghat’s Roger Earl Still Not Over ‘Deafening’ Led Zeppelin Shows: Exclusive Interview
Drummer also recalls the "awful mess" Kiss made onstage in 1974.
Why Todd Rundgren Is No Longer Playing Certain Cities
Veteran musician says climate change will continue to make touring more difficult.