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.
Stewart Copeland Picks the Sting Songs He Wishes He Played On
Drummer also discusses playing style and how the Police brought two favorite deep cuts to life.
Styx and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2022 Tour
Trek runs from May through August, with Loverboy as special guest.
Night Ranger Announce New Album With First Single, ‘Breakout’
Band had to record separately due to pandemic.
How Steve Perry Is Gearing Up for the ‘Next Phase': Interview
Ex-Journey singer is back in a bunker-like studio at work on the follow up to 'Traces.'
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.
Why ZZ Top Went Behind Their Producer’s Back to Finish ‘Afterburner’
Album continued their new multi-platinum streak, despite the fact that it wasn't as critically well received.
Doobie Brothers Plan Vegas Residency and New Music for 2020
Patrick Simmons runs down what band has in store for next year.
Lou Gramm Didn’t Expect Foreigner Reunion: Exclusive Interview
Former singer says recent shows with band were "so awesome."
Thomas Dolby on Working With David Bowie, Eddie Van Halen, Def Leppard and Foreigner: Exclusive Interview
Thomas Dolby’s Twitter bio notes that he is a “recovering synth enthusiast.”
Rick Wakeman on Reuniting the ‘Holy Trinity of Yes': Exclusive Interview
A quarter century after they shared the stage as members of Yes, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are coming back together for a tour this fall.
Joe Perry on Aerosmith’s Classic Years: ‘We Could Have Done More’ – Exclusive Interview
Throughout the history of Aerosmith, vocalist Steven Tyler has often been the outspoken member of the group.
Sammy Hagar and Mick Jones Explain How Van Halen’s ‘5150’ Tapes Were Almost Destroyed
Sammy Hagar confirms a story Mick Jones told us about engineer Donn Landee during the recording of Van Halen's '5150.'
Gregg Allman on the Allman Brothers Band’s First Two Albums and His Favorite Songwriters
Gregg Allman speaks to us about the Allman Brothers Band's first two albums, their history at the Beacon and his favorite songwriters.
Michael Anthony On the ‘History Of Rock’ With Sammy Hagar, Hot Sauce + His Legendary Jack Daniel’s Bass
We spoke with the bass player about his upcoming tour with Sammy Hagar, '5150,' hot sauce and his Jack Daniel's bass.
Exclusive: Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer On The Band’s Legacy + Their Plans To ‘Let Rock Rule’ This Summer
We spoke with the Aerosmith drummer about their legacy and their upcoming tour with Slash.
Kiss Mostly – But Not Entirely – Play Nice During Rock Hall Induction Speeches
Kiss kept the drama to a minimum during their Rock Hall induction speech -- but make no mistake, a few verbal punches were thrown.