Matthew Wilkening is the Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and Diffuser.fm. He is determined to raise his children in a world without competitive singing television shows.
How Skid Row Fought ‘Tooth and Nail’ Before Recording ‘I Remember You’
They almost didn't record the song that made them too popular to take out their own trash.
No Paul Stanley, No Sharks: Watch Kiss Play on a Fishing Boat
Band's five-song set in Australia was performed for handful of fans.
How the Black Crowes’ Robinson Brothers Ended Their Family Feud
"I said some horrible things. I was in a negative place, but you know what, I've apologized..."
Tool Turn Almost Every Rock Show Cliche Upside Down: Live Photos
Band's set steers away from expectations - with one notable exception.
How Far Did Van Halen Get Into Their Second Gary Cherone Record?
Despite the drubbing 'Van Halen III' took, the band and its third singer took a serious shot at making another album.
Rock’s Biggest Songs Become Terrifying Halloween Movie Posters
We changed one word in the titles of these popular rock songs - and opened the door to a world of terror.
Unseen Kiss ‘Elder’ Stage Designs Highlight Massive Rock Auction
Unrealized sketches for tour that never happened are at center of 1,200-item rock-memorabilia sale.
38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd Bassist Larry Junstrom Dies at 70
In addition to being Skynyrd's founding bassist, he played on all of 38 Special's studio albums.
Kiss’ Gene Simmons Undergoes Kidney Stones Procedure
This may explain why the band was forced to end its most recent tour a little early.
Kevin Costner Got Juiced Filming ‘For the Love of the Game’
A trainer who helped the veteran actor prepare for the shoot warned him, "You're gonna growl at a few people."