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.
Wolfgang Van Halen on Being the ‘Jesters’ for Guns N’ Roses
"You’re doing your best to try to entertain people who otherwise don’t really give a s--t about you," frontman tells UCR.
Gene Simmons Says He’s ‘A Little Klutz’ When it Comes to Art
"I’m just some lucky putz off the streets of New York, who fooled around with life and succeeded," the Kiss legend tells UCR.
Why Dee Snider Had ‘Trepidation’ in Twisted Sister’s Early Days: Exclusive Interview
Rocker discusses his early career, the camaraderie of metal fans and his new live album in exclusive conversation with UCR.
Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali Opens Up About His Cancer Diagnosis
We spoke with the drummer about his fight with pancreatic cancer.
George Thorogood Remembers Playing 50 States in 50 Days: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist recalls his ambitious 1981 tour and how he made it big playing blues.
ZZ Top Wrote ‘Tush’ While ‘Farting Around’ at Soundcheck
Dusty Hill talks about the creation of band's first Top 40 hit.
How Chris Robinson Patched Things Up After Aerosmith Controversy
The former Black Crowes frontman memorably accused Steven Tyler of touring with backing tapes.
Listen to Cheap Trick’s Cover of Nilsson’s ‘Ambush': Premiere
Song comes from upcoming tribute LP to late, great singer-songwriter.
Lou Gramm Looks Back on His Early Days With Foreigner: Exclusive Interview
Former singer recalls early tour with band.
Lou Gramm Didn’t Expect Foreigner Reunion: Exclusive Interview
Former singer says recent shows with band were "so awesome."