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 the Go-Go’s ‘Flipped Out’ About Their Rock Hall Induction
The band is excited about the "once-in-a-lifetime" event.
Tesla’s Frank Hannon Says He ‘Waited Too Long to Get the Vaccine’
"This s--t ain't no joke," the guitarist says regarding COVID-19.
Stewart Copeland Can’t Remember Playing Part of a Huge Police Hit
He recently returned to the original tapes for their Top 5 1981 smash 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.'
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.
How Stevie Nicks Finally Won Over Tom Petty: Exclusive Interview
Former Heartbreakers drummer Stan Lynch says he never wanted to give away "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around."
REO Speedwagon Hit ‘Reset Button’ With First Post-COVID Concert
Band also paid tribute to late guitarist Gary Richrath.
Night Ranger Announce New Album With First Single, ‘Breakout’
Band had to record separately due to pandemic.
Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled ‘Hella Mega’ Tour Dates
Shows were postponed due to COVID, but bands will finally hit the road this summer.
How Steve Perry Finally Accepted His Aging Voice: Exclusive Interview
Ex-Journey singer is working to overcome a "love/hate relationship sometimes with my own vocal abilities or shortcomings."
Why Dee Snider Had ‘Trepidation’ in Twisted Sister’s Early Days: Exclusive Interview
Rocker discusses his early career, the camaraderie of metal fans and his new live album in exclusive conversation with UCR.