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 Stone Temple Pilots Became ’90s Rock Giants
STP guitarist Dean DeLeo recalls of early days, "We just played like it was going to be our last day alive."
Why Alice in Chains Initially Bombed Opening for Van Halen: Exclusive Interview
"You're f---in' crazy," Sammy Hagar told the Seattle group.
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.
Wolfgang Van Halen on COVID Touring, Being an ‘Antisocial Dork’
Mammoth WVH main man also discusses his current favorite video game and a treasured classic instrument from Eddie Van Halen's arsenal.
How Metallica Changed the World With Their Most Polarizing Album
"You don't have more than one album like that," Lars Ulrich says in exclusive excerpt from new book.
Brian May Shares Memories About GNR and Eddie Van Halen: Interview
Queen guitarist recalls time spent with Axl Rose, Cozy Powell and others.
Wendy Dio on Ronnie: ‘There’s a Lot of Unreleased Music’
Remixed version of classic 'Holy Diver' among slated material.
Alex Lifeson’s Early Guitars: ‘We Didn’t Have a Lot of Money’
Rush guitarist looks back at some of his favorite instruments.
Alex Lifeson Has Recorded 10 Songs for New ‘Envy of None’ Project
Andy Curran of the Canadian hard-rock band Coney Hatch reveals plans for forthcoming music.
Ozzy Osbourne Had First Dibs on Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe,’ but Passed
Song became a big hit after the Prince of Darkness' rejection.
Don Dokken Moves Forward by Looking Back: Interview
“I didn’t have any desire to just keep writing ‘Breakin’ the Chains.'"
Hear Metal Artists Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rhiannon’ for Charity
Mark Menghi gathers some friends for a new take on old classic.