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.
How Mutt Lange Helped Huey Lewis Land His First Hit Single
The producer behind Def Leppard, AC/DC and Foreigner offered Lewis a big assist.
When Bruce Kulick Joined Meat Loaf’s ‘Magical’ ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Tour: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist says the experience uniquely prepared him for later stint with Kiss.
Scorpions’ Upcoming ‘Rock Believer’ Was Almost a Double LP: Exclusive Interview
This 19th studio album will arrive 50 years after the band's debut record.
Sammy Hagar’s Rarest Songs: Playlist
Hear 13 of Red Rocker's hard-to-find B-sides, bonus tracks and soundtrack contributions.
Joe Satriani: Chickenfoot Is a ‘Band of Separate People’
In an exclusive interview with UCR, guitarist admits he's surprised the band survived and finished its first album.
Bruce Kulick Says Fans Are ‘Hungry’ for ’80s and ’90s Kiss Songs
Guitarist sees a "strong renaissance" happening with the material from his time with the group.
Rick Wakeman Preparing ‘Incredibly Different’ Solo Album
Legendary Yes keyboardist wants fans to create art inspired by his new music.
Carl Palmer Wants Emerson, Lake and Palmer Tour to Be ‘Sincere’
Drum legend also offers updates regarding the "Karn Evil 9" movie.
Adrian Belew Says Eddie Van Halen ‘Advanced It to the Next Level’
Guitarist recalls that Van Halen's tapping technique "became something that a million different young guitar players tried to do since then."
Mr. Big Knew ‘To Be With You’ Success Would Never Happen Again
"None of you are Janet Jackson. You’re screwed," the band's manager said once they broke big.