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 Bill Graham Fought a ‘Complete A–hole’ for Night Ranger
Concert promoter quickly took care of a situation when the band opened for Judas Priest.
When REO Speedwagon Became MTV’s First Concert Broadcast: Exclusive Interview
Frontman Kevin Cronin looks back at his band's place in MTV history during a conversation with UCR.
Kevin Cronin Preps Autobiography and Teases ‘Major’ 2022 Tour
Memoir will address his complicated relationship with former guitarist Gary Richrath.
How the Monkees Regrouped Again for a Final Goodbye: Exclusive Interview
Playing songs Michael Nesmith wrote inspired bandmate Micky Dolenz to complete long-imagined tribute project.
Foreigner ‘Feel the Enthusiasm’ at First Post-COVID Performance: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Jeff Pilson discussed the possibility of new music after the band performed socially distanced concert.
Hear Metal Artists Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rhiannon’ for Charity
Mark Menghi gathers some friends for a new take on old classic.
How Linda Ronstadt Broke Out With a Rejected Monkees Classic: Exclusive Interview
The band didn't start out recording their own material, but it wasn't because they didn't have any.
Kansas Find New Beginning With First Album in 16 Years: Exclusive Interview
Anybody who has seen a Kansas show in the past couple years has been witness to a renewed excitement and vigor within the group that shines through in its performances.
Meat Loaf On His New Album + Possible Retirement: ‘I Can’t Keep Touring’
'Braver Than We Are' finds Meat Loaf reunited with his longtime collaborator Jim Steinman, who wrote all 10 tracks on the album.