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.
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.
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.
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."
Listen to Joe Grushecky and Bruce Springsteen Cover Chuck Berry
Singer-songwriter says he found a "new lease on life" thanks to collaboration with the Boss.
How David Crosby’s First Solo Album Saved His Life
Being in the studio with friends was the only place where he'd "not be so sad that I wanted to die."
Alice Cooper Says ‘We Told Kiss Where to Buy Their Makeup’
Shock-rocker points out he was theatrical and having hit records "before anybody else."
Why Chicago’s ‘Carnegie Hall’ Album Had ‘Thousands of Problems’
Newly remixed box set presents all eight concerts from the Carnegie run for the first time.