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.
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."
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.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
John Lodge on Moody Blues: ‘I Don’t Want That Music to Die’
Artist reveals the highs and lows of revisiting band's material following the death of Ray Thomas in new interview.
James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Recalls Opening for Ginger Baker and Cream
Drummer remembers late legend and impact his band had on his career.