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.
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.
Bruce Kulick Says Fans Are ‘Hungry’ for ’80s and ’90s Kiss Songs
Guitarist sees a "strong renaissance" happening with the material from his time with the group.
Alice Cooper Says ‘We Told Kiss Where to Buy Their Makeup’
Shock-rocker points out he was theatrical and having hit records "before anybody else."
How Lack of Time Helped Judas Priest Find Their ‘Point of Entry’
Rob Halford recalls how the '80s were an "extraordinary" time for heavy metal.
Why Lou Gramm Is Touring Again: Exclusive Interview
Former Foreigner singer "missed" performing and is also working on new music
Metallica’s Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Moment at Wembley Stadium
Guitarist Kirk Hammett was afraid he was going to "screw it up" during the band's big moment.
Tesla at 40: ‘It’s Been a Bumpy Road’
Guitarist Frank Hannon says "it sounded like a science fiction movie" to imagine the band would still be active in 2021.
How Kurt Cobain Grew Into a ‘Real-Life Musical Genius': Exclusive Interview
"There's no telling what he would have done," Nirvana's former manager says, "but I'm so glad he did what he did."
K.K. Downing Couldn’t Cut Ties and ‘Leave It All in the Past’
“I just couldn’t leave everything that I am and that I’ve worked for," former Judas Priest guitarist says.
Triumph Hopes to Mount a ‘Mixed Reality’ Concert Tour: Exclusive Interview
"It's not something I can promise," drummer and vocalist Gil Moore tells UCR, "but something I hope for fans down the road."