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.
How Michael Bay Ended Up Directing a Winger Video
Guitarist Reb Beach says future 'Armageddon' director said, "This is going to suck."
How Journey’s Arnel Pineda Fixed His Vocal Woes
Singer is now "soaring every night" says drummer Deen Castronovo.
Go-Go’s Encounter ‘Stranger Things’ During Retro Concert
Bill for 'Live From the Upside Down' will also feature Corey Hart and Soft Cell, along with Charli XCX.
How Don Henley Reunited With Ex-Bandmate for Current Eagles Tour
Jim Ed Norman was also a member of the precursor group Shiloh, produced by Kenny Rogers.
How Stray Cats Became Rockabilly Royalty: Exclusive Interview
They were playing pick up gigs in the U.K. when something incredible happened.
Why Narada Michael Walden Left Journey
Drummer Deen Castronovo discusses brief collaboration after he reunited with the band.
How REO Speedwagon Wrote ‘Ridin’ the Storm Out’
Keyboardist Neal Doughty also shares stories about other classic songs.
Stray Cats’ Slim Jim Phantom Keeps It ‘Rockabilly Confidential’
Drummer discusses encounters with Lemmy Kilmister, Axl Rose, George Harrison and others.
How Kirk Hammett Revisited His Shredder Roots With New Solo LP
Metallica guitarist says he had "no real limitations" working on new horror-inspired songs.
The Story Behind George Thorogood’s Slow-Developing ‘Bad to the Bone’
David Geffen's surprise endorsement convinced him to finally put stand-out original on a record.
Why Mark Tremonti Recorded A Frank Sinatra Album For Charity
Former Creed guitarist's passion for the crooner goes way back.
How Desmond Child Helped Aerosmith ‘Break out of Their Mold’
Songwriter and producer also tells UCR how the arrival of Nirvana was like a "nuclear bomb."