Matthew Wilkening is the Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and Diffuser.fm. He is determined to raise his children in a world without competitive singing television shows.
Prince Strives to ‘Letitgo’ as Label Battle Rages: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Changing his name to an intentionally unpronounceable symbol wasn't enough to free Prince from his record contract. So he threw his own funeral.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Deny Johnny Van Zant Heart Attack Rumors; Gary Rossington Undergoes Another…
Lynyrd Skynyrd have been temporarily forced off the road - but not, they insist, because singer Johnny Van Zant had a heart attack.
Eagles and Doobie Brothers Announce Third ‘Classic’ Concert for September
The Eagles and the Doobie Brothers are extending their 'Classic' concert run with a new show in September.
Prince Deliberately Bucks Trends With ‘Thieves in the Temple': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince may have made a sequel to his hit film 'Purple Rain,' but the first single from 'Graffiti Bridge' made it clear he had no plans to repeat himself musically.
Ace Frehley Reveals Gene Simmons Collaboration Details: ‘I Was Really Pleased, And So Was …
Ace Frehley shares lots of tantalizing details about the two songs he recently wrote with former Kiss bandmate Gene Simmons.
Van Halen Magazine Ads Through the Years: 1978-2012
Since releasing their groundbreaking debut album almost 40 years ago, Van Halen have demonstrated an impressive knack for coming up with increasingly distinctive cover art.
Gene Simmons Contributes to Ace Frehley’s Next Album
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has revealed that he recently co-wrote two songs with former bandmate Ace Frehley for the latter's next solo studio album.
10 Years Ago: Queens of the Stone Age Throws Out the Rule Book With ‘Era Vulgaris’
Josh Homme threw out his own rule book and significantly opened up Queens of the Stone Age's sound with 2007's 'Era Vulgaris.'
Brian Johnson Returns to the Stage to Sing With Robert Plant and Paul Rodgers
Longtime AC/DC singer Brian Johnson returned to the stage tonight to perform 'Money' with Robert Plant and Paul Rodgers.
U2, ZZ Top Stars to Appear on Alice Cooper’s Upcoming ‘Paranormal’ Album
Alice Cooper has revealed the title, release plans and a very impressive list of guest stars for his next studio album.
Kiss Kick Off ‘KissWorld’ Tour in Moscow: Video, Set List
Kiss launched their 'Kissworld' tour with a set that highlighted nearly every era of the band's long career.
How Prince’s ‘Turn Me Loose’ Literally Became a One-Night Stand: 365 Prince Songs in a Yea…
On April 25, 2008, Prince shared a gem of a song named "Turn Me Loose" with a national TV audience - and then never performed it again.