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.
How Far Did Van Halen Get Into Their Second Gary Cherone Record?
Despite the drubbing 'Van Halen III' took, the band and its third singer took a serious shot at making another album.
Kiss Kruise IX Photos: Rock ‘n’ Roll, Pajamas and Belly Flops
Bruce Kulick and the Darkness help the band lead a five-day party on the high seas.
Watch Bruce Kulick’s Savage ‘Animalize’ Medley From Kiss Kruise
Kulick and his all-star band breathed new life into rarely played '80s and '90s Kiss songs.
40 Years Ago: How a Drunk Ace Frehley Torpedoed Kiss’ ‘Tom Snyder’ Appearance
The personality conflicts that were privately tearing the band apart were made public on live national television.
Quiet Riot and Frankie Banali Play Hollywood: Set List, Photos, Video
"I plan to entertain you with my live drumming for some time to come," Banali declared in the band's first show since he revealed his cancer battle.
Rock’s Biggest Songs Become Terrifying Halloween Movie Posters
We changed one word in the titles of these popular rock songs - and opened the door to a world of terror.
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Hit New Highs and Lows on the Dr. Feelgood Tour
Newly sober band mounted its most successful run ever, but the grueling trek took a toll on each member.
38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd Bassist Larry Junstrom Dies at 70
In addition to being Skynyrd's founding bassist, he played on all of 38 Special's studio albums.
10 Years Ago: Kiss Avoid Repeating Past Mistakes on ‘Sonic Boom’
Before he allowed Kiss to end their decade-long studio exile with 2009's 'Sonic Boom,' Paul Stanley laid down some important ground rules.
Kiss’ Gene Simmons Undergoes Kidney Stones Procedure
This may explain why the band was forced to end its most recent tour a little early.
Eddie Money Through the Years: Photo Gallery
Career, family and friends are featured in the collection of photographs.
David Lee Roth Says He’s Likely ‘Face of Van Halen’ From Now On
Singer says he's going to Vegas solo because Eddie Van Halen's "probably not gonna answer the bell this time."