Matthew Wilkening is the Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and Diffuser.fm. He is determined to raise his children in a world without competitive singing television shows.
40 Years Ago: How a Drunk Ace Frehley Torpedoed Kiss’ ‘Tom Snyder’ Appearance
The personality conflicts that were privately tearing the band apart were made public on live national television.
Watch Peter Criss Destroy His Drum Kit at Last Original-Lineup Kiss Show
Drummer's first stint ended with a private whimper. He made sure his second departure was loud and public.
10 Years Ago: Kiss Avoid Repeating Past Mistakes on ‘Sonic Boom’
Before he allowed Kiss to end their decade-long studio exile with 2009's 'Sonic Boom,' Paul Stanley laid down some important ground rules.
David Lee Roth Says He’s Likely ‘Face of Van Halen’ From Now On
Singer says he's going to Vegas solo because Eddie Van Halen's "probably not gonna answer the bell this time."
Hear Ozzy Osbourne Duet With Post Malone on ‘Take What You Want’
Rocker goes toe-to-toe with one of hip-hop's most popular stars on the genre-blending track.
New Freddie Mercury ‘Never Boring’ Box Set Announced
Queen singer's solo career will be chronicled in five-disc collection.
Ranking the Past Year’s Big Rock Movies
Queen, Motley Crue, Elton John, the Beatles and Bruce Springsteen were the subject of recent films.
35 Years Ago: How Iron Maiden Wrote ‘2 Minutes to Midnight’ in Just 20 Minutes
A quick burst of inspiration helped the band pen one of its most enduring songs in a hotel room.
Sixx, Snider, Bach Demand Gun Safety Reform After Mass Shootings
Rockers call for stricter laws after a pair of shootings left 29 dead over the weekend.
Alice Cooper Scares the Daylights Out of Cleveland: Photo Gallery
Sunlight didn't stop rocker from delivering thrills and chills at his most recent stop on the Ol' Black Eyes Is Back tour.