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.
Steve Vai: Eddie Van Halen’s Parts Were ‘Perfectly Orchestrated': Exclusive Interview
Guitarist's latest album 'Inviolate' arrives on Friday.
When Bruce Kulick Joined Meat Loaf’s ‘Magical’ ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Tour: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist says the experience uniquely prepared him for later stint with Kiss.
Scorpions’ Upcoming ‘Rock Believer’ Was Almost a Double LP: Exclusive Interview
This 19th studio album will arrive 50 years after the band's debut record.
Sammy Hagar’s Rarest Songs: Playlist
Hear 13 of Red Rocker's hard-to-find B-sides, bonus tracks and soundtrack contributions.
Why Kevin Cronin Can’t Wait to Tour With Former ‘Rivals’ Styx
REO Speedwagon frontman also says he'd love to make another album with his band.
Styx and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2022 Tour
Trek runs from May through August, with Loverboy as special guest.
Rick Wakeman Details the ‘Fine Line Between Grumpy and Angry': Exclusive Interview
Yes keyboard legend and professional curmudgeon explains the different levels of crankiness.
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."
Scorpions Producer Reveals Five Facts About New Album
"It was clear that they were going to make a rockin' album. No whistling, no CIA involvement."
Did Andy Summers Almost Join the Rolling Stones?: Exclusive Interview
He was allegedly on the short list to replace Mick Taylor in 1974.
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."