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.
Styx and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2022 Tour
Trek runs from May through August, with Loverboy as special guest.
John Lodge’s ‘Incredible Journey’ With Moody Blues in Five Songs
Bassist shares stories behind classic tracks from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group.
Rick Wakeman Details the ‘Fine Line Between Grumpy and Angry': Exclusive Interview
Yes keyboard legend and professional curmudgeon explains the different levels of crankiness.
How Stone Temple Pilots Became ’90s Rock Giants
STP guitarist Dean DeLeo recalls of early days, "We just played like it was going to be our last day alive."
Ted Nugent: Unreleased Damn Yankees Album Had ‘Great Moments’
Guitarist tells UCR that someday "we'll be all dead" and someone will "resurrect" the tapes and produce them properly.
Scorpions Producer Reveals Five Facts About New Album
"It was clear that they were going to make a rockin' album. No whistling, no CIA involvement."
Zakk Wylde ‘Wasn’t Paying Attention’ to Grunge Revolution
Guitarist talked to UCR about Black Sabbath's influence on grunge and the impact of Guns N' Roses' debut album.
Did Andy Summers Almost Join the Rolling Stones?: Exclusive Interview
He was allegedly on the short list to replace Mick Taylor in 1974.
Why ‘The Last Waltz’ Was ‘One of the Great Moments in Rock’
Former Bill Graham associate tells UCR what it was like working at the legendary concert.
Tears for Fears Announce 2022 U.S. Tour
They're returning to America for the first time since 2019.
Watch Carmine Appice’s ‘Mystified’ Video Featuring Tommy Thayer
Kiss guitarist calls it an "honor" to play with legendary drummer.
Why Metallica’s Music Still Inspires Devil Horns 40 Years Later
Fans talk about why the band's "brutal beat" still matters in exclusive book excerpt.