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.
20 Burning Classic Rock Questions for 2018
If 2018 is anything like the past few years, the next 12 months will be filled with big headlines, exciting tours and new music from many of your favorite classic rock artists.
Steve Perry Says He’ll Release a ‘Cathartic’ New Solo Album in 2017
Steve Perry says he's been recording a new, long-awaited solo album for about a year.
Conductor Brent Havens on Combining Led Zeppelin with World-Class Orchestras
Conductor Brent Havens talks about blending the music of Led Zeppelin with some of the finest orchestras in the world with Windborne's Music of Led Zeppelin show.
Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett + Lou Reed Elected Into Rock and Roll Hall of F…
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the class of 2015
The Beatles Presented with Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
The Beatles were presented with a long-overdue Lifetime Achievement Award at a special pre-Grammy Special Merit Award ceremony held on Saturday afternoon.
Cowboys, Wet T-Shirts & Trash Bags: A Tale of Three Bon Jovi ‘Slippery When Wet’ Album Cov…
'Slippery When Wet' made Bon Jovi international superstars, but not before they went through three wildly different concepts for the album artwork.
Blondie Denies Retirement Story
Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry is considering retiring after one last world tour with the group, according to drummer Clem Burke. As he explains, the move would put an end to the groundbreaking band: "Obviously there’s no Blondie without Debbie Harry."
The Doors Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Dies
Ray Manzarek, founding member and keyboardist for the Doors, died today (May 20) at age 74 after a long battle with bile duct cancer.
Fleetwood Mac Announce 2013 Tour Dates
After months of increasing speculation, Fleetwood Mac have confirmed the dates, cities and venues for a nine-week tour beginning in April of 2013.
Kiss, ‘Monster’ – Album Review
For one glorious sixty-second span near the end of their new album 'Monster,' Kiss once again (and finally) earn the title of "the hottest band in the land." But what about the other 42 minutes?