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.
Styx and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2022 Tour
Trek runs from May through August, with Loverboy as special guest.
Scorpions Producer Reveals Five Facts About New Album
"It was clear that they were going to make a rockin' album. No whistling, no CIA involvement."
Did Andy Summers Almost Join the Rolling Stones?: Exclusive Interview
He was allegedly on the short list to replace Mick Taylor in 1974.
Why Metallica’s Music Still Inspires Devil Horns 40 Years Later
Fans talk about why the band's "brutal beat" still matters in exclusive book excerpt.
Historical Tape of the Police’s First U.S. Show to Be Released
"I've heard it, and it's very raw," guitarist Andy Summers says. "We're just pounding away."
Why Triumph Used to Be Confused With Rush: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Mike Levine was known to quip, "Yeah, I'm Geddy. I’m just having a bad day."
John Illsley Says Dire Straits’ 2018 Rock Hall Induction Was Odd
"It became sort of a political football. I didn’t really want to kick it around too much."
How Metallica Became the Biggest Band in the World: Exclusive Interview
Megaforce Records' Jon Zazula says he was determined to put out a debut album that was "better than their unbelievable demo."
Why Bruce Springsteen Performed Drunk in Milwaukee in 1975
Steven Van Zandt says incident happened after a bomb scare.
Rob Halford Is Ready for COVID Touring: ‘We Have to Battle On’
Singer also discusses whether the pandemic will figure into songwriting for the band's upcoming album.