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.
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."
Why Chicago’s ‘Carnegie Hall’ Album Had ‘Thousands of Problems’
Newly remixed box set presents all eight concerts from the Carnegie run for the first time.
See How Legendary Musicians’ Deaths Were Announced
Learn how Eddie Van Halen, Kurt Cobain, the members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and others were memorialized by the media.
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.
Queen’s Roger Taylor Says Band Has ‘Big Tour’ Plans for 2022
Drummer says the "mothership" is ready for the road.
Foghat’s Roger Earl Still Not Over ‘Deafening’ Led Zeppelin Shows: Exclusive Interview
Drummer also recalls the "awful mess" Kiss made onstage in 1974.
Steven Van Zandt Recalls Spark That Lit All-Star ‘Sun City’ LP
Anti-apartheid album from 1985 featured Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel and Bruce Springsteen.
Why Todd Rundgren Is No Longer Playing Certain Cities
Veteran musician says climate change will continue to make touring more difficult.
Why Bruce Springsteen Performed Drunk in Milwaukee in 1975
Steven Van Zandt says incident happened after a bomb scare.
Todd Rundgren’s ‘Space Force’ Album Moved to 2022
His 26th studio album will feature collaborations with Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Rick Wakeman, Neil Finn and others.