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.
How Freddie Mercury Helped Brian May Start His Solo Career
Queen singer told guitarist, "You've got to take care of yourself."
Why ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ Will Be Van Halen’s Last Album: Exclusive Interview
Eddie Van Halen once suggested they had sketched out as many as 35 demos during the original sessions.
Wolfgang Van Halen: ‘It’s an Honor’ to Open for Guns N’ Roses
Mammoth WVH mastermind recalls hearing 'Appetite for Destruction' for the first time.
Rock Hall Celebrates Guitars and More in ‘Play It Loud’ Exhibit
A new display focuses on instruments that helped shape rock 'n' roll through the years.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
Watch Doobie Brothers Play ‘Long Train Runnin” Live: Exclusive
Band classic gets onstage update from new 'Live at the Beacon Theatre' set.
Tommy Shaw Shares the Secrets Behind Styx’s New ‘Mission': Exclusive Interview
Styx fans got a somewhat unexpected surprise when the band announced the upcoming release of a new studio album, The Mission.
Why the First Led Zeppelin U.S. Show Almost Never Happened
They appeared first on a three-band bill that also featured Vanilla Fudge and Spirit.
Dee Snider Takes Sides in Van Halen Feud: ‘Eddie’s Out of His Mind’
Dee Snider has never been shy about commenting on the state of rock, and the things rockers do. This time, he's taking aim at Van Halen.
Tommy Shaw Talks About Styx Touring With Def Leppard, Writing New Music + More: Exclusive Interview
The two bands sealed a bond when they previously toured together in 2007 and, as Tommy Shaw tells Ultimate Classic Rock during a rare interview, he can’t wait to do it again.
Kansas Guitarist Richard Williams Confirms New Album Plans: Exclusive Interview
Kansas have weathered a number of changes throughout their 42-year history.
John Mayer Inducts Stevie Ray Vaughan Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Self-described "Stevie Ray Vaughan wannabe" John Mayer inducted the late guitar hero into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during the organization's annual ceremony tonight in Cleveland.