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.
Kiss to Release Rare 1984 Mark St. John Show as Next Live Album
Set includes the only known soundboard recording to feature the guitarist.
30 Albums Turning 30 in 2023
Classic rock continued to strike back against grunge.
50 Albums Turning 50 in 2023
The year brought a mix of debut efforts, career highlights and fantastic musical journeys.
Listen to Unearthed Kevin DuBrow-Era Quiet Riot Song
Posthumous track also features his 'Metal Health'-era bandmates Frankie Banali and Rudy Sarzo.
George Thorogood Announces 50th Anniversary Tour for 2023
Dates will include his first Canadian shows in three years.
45 Farewell Tours: When Rock Stars Said Goodbye
They said it was the end, but it wasn't really.
The 10 Best Quotes From the Rock Hall 2022 Ceremony
Some of the most entertaining moments of the night happened between the songs.
R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Details New ‘Bummed Out’ Concept Album
Guitarist explains how pandemic shaped his latest songs.
How Scorpions Found New Energy With Mikkey Dee
Former Motorhead drummer is a "great part" of the band now, says Rudolf Schenker.
Why Sammy Hagar Isn’t Playing Guitar on His New Album
Producer Dave Cobb had specific thoughts about what he didn't want on 'Crazy Times.'
How Pink Floyd Faced Down Challenges on ‘Animals’: Exclusive Interview
"It deserves a rethink," Nick Mason says. "It's no one's real fault."
Ozzy Osbourne’s Long, Hard Road to ‘Patient Number 9′
He's been in a "terrible f---ing state" in recent years but remains grateful to complete latest album.