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.
How the Police Went ‘Around the World’: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist Andy Summers discusses groundbreaking trek, which featured the first rock concert in India.
Why Narada Michael Walden Left Journey
Drummer Deen Castronovo discusses brief collaboration after he reunited with the band.
How Journey’s Arnel Pineda Fixed His Vocal Woes
Singer is now "soaring every night" says drummer Deen Castronovo.
Go-Go’s Encounter ‘Stranger Things’ During Retro Concert
Bill for 'Live From the Upside Down' will also feature Corey Hart and Soft Cell, along with Charli XCX.
How Don Henley Reunited With Ex-Bandmate for Current Eagles Tour
Jim Ed Norman was also a member of the precursor group Shiloh, produced by Kenny Rogers.
How REO Speedwagon Wrote ‘Ridin’ the Storm Out’
Keyboardist Neal Doughty also shares stories about other classic songs.
Stray Cats’ Slim Jim Phantom Keeps It ‘Rockabilly Confidential’
Drummer discusses encounters with Lemmy Kilmister, Axl Rose, George Harrison and others.
The Story Behind George Thorogood’s Slow-Developing ‘Bad to the Bone’
David Geffen's surprise endorsement convinced him to finally put stand-out original on a record.
How Desmond Child Helped Aerosmith ‘Break out of Their Mold’
Songwriter and producer also tells UCR how the arrival of Nirvana was like a "nuclear bomb."
Rick Springfield, Men at Work, John Waite Announce 2022 Tour
The run celebrates 40th anniversary of 'Working Class Dog.'