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.
Peter Gabriel Announces Additional 2023 North American Tour Dates
More than a dozen shows added to upcoming trek.
Quiet Riot’s Post-‘Metal Health’ History: 40 Mad, Mad, Mad Facts
It was the first metal album to top the charts. Here's what happened next.
The Cure Announces 2023 North American Tour
The alternative legends will play their first dates in the U.S. since 2019.
Listen to Billy Squier’s New Song, ‘Harder on a Woman’
"A Neil Young moment" inspired the track, which features Bad Company's Simon Kirke on drums.
Extreme Announces New Album, ‘Six’
Band's sixth LP was inspired by Eddie Van Halen.
Santana Announces 1001 Rainbows 2023 North American Tour
Legendary guitarist and his band begin summer run in June.
How Kiss’ ‘Turn on the Night’ Became a Forgotten Feel-Good Anthem
Former guitarist Bruce Kulick tells UCR that the third and final 'Crazy Nights' single deserved better.
22 Scathing Rock Star Breakup Quotes
This is what happens when legends get upset.
45 Years Ago: Bachman-Turner Overdrive Begins to Fall Apart With ‘Street Action’
They faced a difficult road moving on without Randy Bachman.
45 Years Ago: Ace Frehley Looks Outward for Kiss’ ‘Rocket Ride’
Their seventh Top 40 hit had an interesting birth.
Guns N’ Roses Announce 2023 World Tour
Rockers will play stadiums, arenas and festivals from June through October.
When Styx Made Their First Album Without Dennis DeYoung
'Cyclorama' marked the start a new chapter after splitting with their co-founding frontman.
Van Halen Launches Sammy Hagar-Era Vinyl Remaster Campaign
Four-LP 'Live: Right Here, Right Now' reissue will arrive on April 22 for Record Store Day.
Duran Duran Announces 2023 North American Tour
Band celebrates Rock Hall induction with new tour dates featuring support from Bastille and Nile Rodgers & Chic.
30 Rock Star Homes You Can Visit or Rent
Spend the night at legendary properties once inhabited by Bob Dylan and Kurt Cobain.
Journey Ignores Drama at 2023 Tour Opener
Despite weeks of trading barbs and legal filings, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain shared the stage in Durant, Okla.
Kiss to Release Rare 1984 Mark St. John Show as Next Live Album
Set includes the only known soundboard recording to feature the guitarist.
25 Albums Turning 25 in 2023
The year's highlights brought major change for some groups.
30 Albums Turning 30 in 2023
Classic rock continued to strike back against grunge.
35 Albums Turning 35 in 2023
Old-guard legends, hot new talents and one supergroup to rule them all.