Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Iron Maiden: Last Great, Last Good, First Bad Album Roundtable
Our writers dissect the highs and lows of the band's catalog - and everything in between.
Wolfgang Says Grammy Request to Play Van Halen Felt ‘Tone-Deaf’
He was asked to cover his father's signature guitar piece, "Eruption," for the "In Memoriam" segment.
R.E.M.’s Farewell: Answering Five ‘Collapse Into Now’ Questions
UCR contributors debate the album's musical merits and speculate about the band's future (or lack thereof).
Bruce Springsteen Charged With DWI at New Jersey Recreation Area
He's due in court in a few weeks.
Phil Spector, Music’s First Superstar Producer, Dies at 81
Producer, who popularized the "Wall of Sound" technique, died of natural causes.
Mountain’s Leslie West Dies at 75
Their debut LP 'Climbing!' featured the signature, cowbell-heavy single "Mississippi Queen."
20 Best Rock Songs of 2020
From veterans to newcomers, the year's best tracks reflect the times.
Eddie Van Halen’s Cause of Death Revealed
Guitarist suffered from multiple final issues while battling long-term cancer.
Ace Frehley Names His Favorite Replacement Kiss Guitarist
Band's co-founder compared Bruce Kulick and Tommy Thayer in new interview.
Top 30 American Classic Rock Bands of the ’90s
Decade featured the arrival of grunge, while many '80s greats continued their success.