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.
Roger Waters Rails Against Censorship as Tour Continues
"However much they cut up my interviews on CNN," the Pink Floyd legend told fans, "I will not sell out."
How Tedeschi Trucks Found Their Own Legacy Through Classic Albums
"It gave the band a different confidence going forward," Derek Trucks tells UCR.
Why Roger Waters Isn’t Afraid to Get Political With His Concerts
His guitarist also explains how daunting it is to take on Pink Floyd's classic songs.
Jon Anderson Reflects on the Magic of ‘Close to the Edge’ at 50
Legendary Yes singer details his current tour and how the classic title song was created.
How ‘Walk This Way’ Opened the Door for Aerosmith’s Next Chapter
"We literally broke down walls with that," says guitarist.
Neal Schon Finds ‘Freedom’ at Last With New Journey Album
"I did a lot of playing and not much thinking" during free-flowing sessions, guitarist says.
Kenny Loggins Wonders Where Yacht Rock Came From
"We weren't trying to invent a new style of pop music," he tells UCR.
What George Thorogood Found Impressive About Sammy Hagar
"Sammy has come a long way with his wardrobe," he jokes.
Patrick Simmons Hails ‘Larger Than Life’ Doobie Brothers Reunion
Playing with Michael McDonald again is "certainly something I'll carry with me forever," he tells UCR.
How Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott Rose Above Racism
The late frontman could have been a "complete a--hole," guitarist Scott Gorham tells UCR. But instead, he chose a different path.
How Timothy B. Schmit Revisited His Roots With ‘Day by Day’
Eagles star discusses working with Lindsey Buckingham and others on his latest solo LP.
Top 10 Songs Def Leppard Has Not Played on the 2022 Stadium Tour
With so many monster hits, it's not easy putting together a set list.