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.
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.
Historical Tape of the Police’s First U.S. Show to Be Released
"I've heard it, and it's very raw," guitarist Andy Summers says. "We're just pounding away."
How Metallica Became the Biggest Band in the World: Exclusive Interview
Megaforce Records' Jon Zazula says he was determined to put out a debut album that was "better than their unbelievable demo."
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.
Rob Halford: ‘I’ve Morphed Into the Gandalf of Heavy Metal’
Judas Priest singer talks about his epic lockdown beard and more in new interview.
How Jack Blades’ Nightmare Scenario With Ozzy Osbourne Came True
Their song "Whole World's Fallin' Down" was a B-side for the first single from 1995's 'Ozzmosis.'
The Night Steven Seagal Opened for Sammy Hagar
Martial-arts movie star made $1,000 for a one-off appearance in Phoenix.
Former Mick Jagger Guitarist Jimmy Rip Returns With New Music
An exclusive interview with the artist whose career spans almost four decades.
Here’s How You Can Score a Piece of Pearl Jam History
Pearl Jam fans can purchase rare original cell and storyboard materials from the celebrated video for "Do the Evolution."