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.
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.
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."
John Illsley Says Dire Straits’ 2018 Rock Hall Induction Was Odd
"It became sort of a political football. I didn’t really want to kick it around too much."
How Metallica Became the Biggest Band in the World: Exclusive Interview
Megaforce Records' Jon Zazula says he was determined to put out a debut album that was "better than their unbelievable demo."
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."
Metallica’s Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Moment at Wembley Stadium
Guitarist Kirk Hammett was afraid he was going to "screw it up" during the band's big moment.
Foghat’s Roger Earl Still Not Over ‘Deafening’ Led Zeppelin Shows: Exclusive Interview
Drummer also recalls the "awful mess" Kiss made onstage in 1974.
Why Bruce Springsteen Performed Drunk in Milwaukee in 1975
Steven Van Zandt says incident happened after a bomb scare.
Heart’s Ann Wilson on ‘Bulls—’ Record Deals for Grunge Bands
"It never was [called grunge] in Seattle. They hated that term."
Rob Halford: ‘I’ve Morphed Into the Gandalf of Heavy Metal’
Judas Priest singer talks about his epic lockdown beard and more in new interview.