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.
Styx and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2022 Tour
Trek runs from May through August, with Loverboy as special guest.
Stewart Copeland Returns to Police’s ‘Starving Years’ in Upcoming Book
He says the diary-based publication is due for release in early 2022.
Dee Snider: ‘I Was An A–hole Too': Exclusive Interview
"I made people miserable," the former Twisted Sister frontman says. "I got worse and worse."
Night Ranger Rock Past Pandemic, ‘Lame’ Zoom Calls With New Album
"I think this album has a better groove than some of our other records," bassist and vocalist Jack Blades says.
How Freddie Mercury Helped Brian May Start His Solo Career
Queen singer told guitarist, "You've got to take care of yourself."
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."
Kevin Cronin Preps Autobiography and Teases ‘Major’ 2022 Tour
Memoir will address his complicated relationship with former guitarist Gary Richrath.
Sammy Hagar’s Vegas Plans: ‘I Really Want to Blow People’s Minds’
Red Rocker would love to jam with Keith Richards and says the door is always open for David Lee Roth.
The Night Steven Seagal Opened for Sammy Hagar
Martial-arts movie star made $1,000 for a one-off appearance in Phoenix.
Alex Lifeson Says There’s No Urgency for New Music With Geddy Lee
"He's my absolute best friend and always was. That's not going to change."
The Story Behind Eddie Van Halen’s Favorite Mammoth WVH Song
The proud father loved Wolfgang's debut LP, but one track in particular stood out.