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.
What George Thorogood Found Impressive About Sammy Hagar
"Sammy has come a long way with his wardrobe," he jokes.
Journey’s ‘Raised on Radio’ Was Almost Called ‘Freedom’
"Steve Perry did not want that," Neal Schon tells UCR.
Hear the Fixx’s New Song ‘Woman of Flesh and Blood': Premiere
Guitarist Jamie West-Oram sings lead on track, which previews upcoming album and summer tour.
Ted Nugent: Unreleased Damn Yankees Album Had ‘Great Moments’
Guitarist tells UCR that someday "we'll be all dead" and someone will "resurrect" the tapes and produce them properly.
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.
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.
Todd Rundgren on Rock Hall: ‘I Have Offered to do Something Live’
Rocker reveals to UCR the idea he's proposed to the Hall.
Stewart Copeland Returns to Police’s ‘Starving Years’ in Upcoming Book
He says the diary-based publication is due for release in early 2022.
Sammy Hagar Says ‘A Few Jams’ Remain in the Van Halen Vault
“There were two songs that we actually finished,” the singer admits to UCR, adding that Eddie Van Halen left behind a million "jams and pieces."
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."