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.
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
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.
Why Lou Gramm’s Shadow King Collapsed After Only One Concert
Vocalist believes people conspired behind the scenes to sabotage the band.
How Kurt Cobain Grew Into a ‘Real-Life Musical Genius': Exclusive Interview
"There's no telling what he would have done," Nirvana's former manager says, "but I'm so glad he did what he did."
Queen’s Roger Taylor Says Band Has ‘Big Tour’ Plans for 2022
Drummer says the "mothership" is ready for the road.
Foghat’s Roger Earl Still Not Over ‘Deafening’ Led Zeppelin Shows: Exclusive Interview
Drummer also recalls the "awful mess" Kiss made onstage in 1974.
Heart’s Ann Wilson on ‘Bulls—’ Record Deals for Grunge Bands
"It never was [called grunge] in Seattle. They hated that term."