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.
Was Sammy Hagar Really Invited to Join the Grateful Dead?
"Hey man, Sammy," band leader reportedly said, "I really dig your s---."
Foreigner ‘Feel the Enthusiasm’ at First Post-COVID Performance: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Jeff Pilson discussed the possibility of new music after the band performed socially distanced concert.
Don Dokken Moves Forward by Looking Back: Interview
“I didn’t have any desire to just keep writing ‘Breakin’ the Chains.'"
How Nick Mason Brought Back a Lost Pink Floyd Song: Exclusive Interview
Syd Barrett's "Vegetable Man" sat unfinished and unreleased for decades.
Dee Snider Picks His Favorite Live Albums
AC/DC, Kiss and UFO are among the Twisted Sister frontman's go-to concert LPs.
Why ZZ Top Went Behind Their Producer’s Back to Finish ‘Afterburner’
Album continued their new multi-platinum streak, despite the fact that it wasn't as critically well received.
James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Recalls Opening for Ginger Baker and Cream
Drummer remembers late legend and impact his band had on his career.
Joe Elliott Reflects on Jamming With Ian Hunter and Brian May: Exclusive Interview
Singer talks about performing "All the Young Dudes" with some of his heroes.
Joe Satriani Talks Jimi Hendrix Influence and Legacy: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist reflects on original guitar hero's inspiration over the years.
Lou Gramm Looks Back on His Early Days With Foreigner: Exclusive Interview
Former singer recalls early tour with band.