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.
The 10 Best Quotes From the Rock Hall 2022 Ceremony
Some of the most entertaining moments of the night happened between the songs.
How Creedence Clearwater Revival Took Over the World
They'd already played for more than a million people in 1970 before a sold-out Royal Albert Hall show.
R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Details New ‘Bummed Out’ Concept Album
Guitarist explains how pandemic shaped his latest songs.
Why Yes Is Finally Playing ‘Close to the Edge’ Correctly
"I always thought it sounded lousy, but I got used to it," says guitarist Steve Howe.
How Scorpions Found New Energy With Mikkey Dee
Former Motorhead drummer is a "great part" of the band now, says Rudolf Schenker.
How Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Influenced Daniel Lanois
Producer also recalls work with Bob Dylan, U2 and Brian Eno in a new interview.
How Twisted Sister Fought Back With ‘Under the Blade’
“We were turned down more times than a bedsheet,” guitarist Jay Jay French said.
How Cheap Trick Explored New Sounds With ‘I Want You to Want Me’
Excerpt from new book shares how producer Tom Werman "made a heavy band sound wimpy."
How Toto’s David Paich Returned to Making Music
He also shares stories about working with Steely Dan, Paul McCartney, Michael McDonald and more.
Sammy Hagar Says He Wrote a Song With Eddie Van Halen in a Dream
He intends to share composing credit with his former bandmate.