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.
Why Bruce Springsteen Performed Drunk in Milwaukee in 1975
Steven Van Zandt says incident happened after a bomb scare.
Heart’s Ann Wilson on ‘Bulls—’ Record Deals for Grunge Bands
"It never was [called grunge] in Seattle. They hated that term."
Why the Go-Go’s ‘Flipped Out’ About Their Rock Hall Induction
The band is excited about the "once-in-a-lifetime" event.
Todd Rundgren on Rock Hall: ‘I Have Offered to do Something Live’
Rocker reveals to UCR the idea he's proposed to the Hall.
Rob Halford: ‘I’ve Morphed Into the Gandalf of Heavy Metal’
Judas Priest singer talks about his epic lockdown beard and more in new interview.
How Jack Blades’ Nightmare Scenario With Ozzy Osbourne Came True
Their song "Whole World's Fallin' Down" was a B-side for the first single from 1995's 'Ozzmosis.'
Why K.K. Downing Is ‘Surprised’ by Judas Priest’s Recent Output
"We never had the luxury of doing two albums in 10 years when I was in the band," group's former guitarist says.
Stewart Copeland Returns to Police’s ‘Starving Years’ in Upcoming Book
He says the diary-based publication is due for release in early 2022.
Dee Snider: ‘I Was An A–hole Too': Exclusive Interview
"I made people miserable," the former Twisted Sister frontman says. "I got worse and worse."
Wolfgang Van Halen on Being the ‘Jesters’ for Guns N’ Roses
"You’re doing your best to try to entertain people who otherwise don’t really give a s--t about you," frontman tells UCR.
How Freddie Mercury Helped Brian May Start His Solo Career
Queen singer told guitarist, "You've got to take care of yourself."
Kiss and Cinderella Keyboardist Gary Corbett Dies
Touring musician also worked with Ian Hunter and Cyndi Lauper.
Sammy Hagar’s Vegas Plans: ‘I Really Want to Blow People’s Minds’
Red Rocker would love to jam with Keith Richards and says the door is always open for David Lee Roth.
The Night Steven Seagal Opened for Sammy Hagar
Martial-arts movie star made $1,000 for a one-off appearance in Phoenix.
Rejuvenated Sammy Hagar Now in the ‘Middle of a Writing Spree’
Ex-Van Halen frontman hopes to record with Dave Cobb, who's produced music for Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton, among others.
Grand Funk Railroad Feed Off Crowd’s Energy At First Concert Back
Don Brewer and Bruce Kulick discuss going back on tour.