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.
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."
Izzy Stradlin Has ‘Tons’ of Unreleased Music
Guitarist Rick Richards tells UCR, "There’s so much Izzy material that’s never seen the light of day that needs to."
John Bush Says His Kids Will ‘Get S—’ for Metallica Decision
"It was meant to be James' voice on every Metallica record," he tells UCR. "That was the way it was supposed to be."
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."
Listen to Joe Grushecky and Bruce Springsteen Cover Chuck Berry
Singer-songwriter says he found a "new lease on life" thanks to collaboration with the Boss.
Watch John Lodge’s New Live Performance of ‘Ride My See-Saw’
Moody Blues classic is featured on bassist's new live album.
How Gina Schock of the Go-Go’s Got Hooked on Rock ‘n’ Roll
Long before she hit the road with her band, the drummer was seeing Led Zeppelin, the Who, Black Sabbath and others in concert.
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."
How David Crosby’s First Solo Album Saved His Life
Being in the studio with friends was the only place where he'd "not be so sad that I wanted to die."