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.
How Stone Temple Pilots Became ’90s Rock Giants
STP guitarist Dean DeLeo recalls of early days, "We just played like it was going to be our last day alive."
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.
Did Andy Summers Almost Join the Rolling Stones?: Exclusive Interview
He was allegedly on the short list to replace Mick Taylor in 1974.
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."
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.
Stone Temple Pilots Brothers Had ‘Loud’ Fun With Chris Robinson
Band members "wrote a bunch of songs" for a planned supergroup that didn't happen.
Alice Cooper Says ‘We Told Kiss Where to Buy Their Makeup’
Shock-rocker points out he was theatrical and having hit records "before anybody else."
Why Alice in Chains Initially Bombed Opening for Van Halen: Exclusive Interview
"You're f---in' crazy," Sammy Hagar told the Seattle group.
See How Legendary Musicians’ Deaths Were Announced
Learn how Eddie Van Halen, Kurt Cobain, the members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and others were memorialized by the media.
Why Lou Gramm Is Touring Again: Exclusive Interview
Former Foreigner singer "missed" performing and is also working on new music