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.
Robin Zander Looks Back at Cheap Trick’s Rock Hall Induction: ‘I Was Nervous as Hell’
We spoke with Robin Zander about the night Cheap Trick were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The History of REO Speedwagon’s Blockbuster ‘Hi Infidelity’
They scored four Top 40 hits from this album, which has sold more than 10 million copies.
Steve Miller and Peter Frampton Celebrate Nearly 50 Years of Friendship at Mountain Jam
Steve Miller and Peter Frampton performed at Mountain Jam over the weekend.
Tom Petty Shares 40 Years of History at Mountain Jam
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers brought their milestone anniversary tour to Mountain Jam.
The 10 Best Things We Saw at Mountain Jam: Day Two
Tom Petty, Gary Clark Jr. and cool artwork were among the highlights of the second day at Mountain Jam.
Listen to ‘The Sun at Her Eastern Gate’ by Lez Zeppelin’s Steph Paynes: Exclusive Premiere
Steve Vai’s Favored Nations label has a long history of showcasing eclectic music.
Watch Previously Unreleased Video of Fleetwood Mac and the Police at the 1982 US Festival: Exclusive Premiere
Find out how you can help filmmakers complete 'The US Festival 1982,' a documentary that's been in the works for four years.
Kansas Find New Beginning With First Album in 16 Years: Exclusive Interview
Anybody who has seen a Kansas show in the past couple years has been witness to a renewed excitement and vigor within the group that shines through in its performances.
Meat Loaf On His New Album + Possible Retirement: ‘I Can’t Keep Touring’
'Braver Than We Are' finds Meat Loaf reunited with his longtime collaborator Jim Steinman, who wrote all 10 tracks on the album.
Former Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo One Year Later: ‘I’m So Grateful I Woke Up’ – Exclusive Interview
Ultimate Classic Rock spoke with the former Journey drummer on the anniversary of his sobriety.