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.
A ‘Cultural Atrocity': Famous Cathedral Statue Vandalized With Kiss Makeup
The "Catman" makeup has been famously worn by both Kiss co-founder Peter Criss and the band's current drummer, Eric Singer.
45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Release Most Diverse LP, ‘Houses of the Holy’
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant look back on Led Zeppelin's fifth and arguably most eclectic album, which was released on March 28, 1973.
That Time Robert Plant Got Horny and Loud on ‘Manic Nirvana’
After acknowledging and re-incorporating his Led Zeppelin past into his solo career for the first time with 1988's Now and Zen, Robert Plant really turned the "Hammer of the Gods" loose on his fifth studio album, 1990's perfectly titled Manic Nirvana.
The Troubled History of Van Halen’s ‘III’ With New Singer Gary Cherone
Van Halen's recording career hit its first major road bump with the release of 'III,' an album that debuted their third singer.
How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split
Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.
25 Years Ago: David Coverdale and Jimmy Page Make an Album Together
Jimmy Page and David Coverdale, two veterans eager to prove themselves outside of their famous bands, joined forces on the album Coverdale/Page, which was released on March 15, 1993.
Rock Star Vs. President Songs
10 classic rock songs about various Presidents of the United States of America.
25 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Goes Solo Again on ‘Wandering Spirit’
It took him three tries, but on Feb. 8, 1993, Mick Jagger finally released a solo album Rolling Stones fans could fully get behind.
Guns N’ Roses Confirm Two Coachella Shows, Slash and Duff Hint at Return
Guns N' Roses have confirmed that they will perform two concerts at this year's Coachella festival, on April 16 and 23.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion Rumors Reignited by Website Update
Guns N' Roses' official website has undergone a potentially prophetic – or possibly meaningless – update.