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.
Go-Go’s Encounter ‘Stranger Things’ During Retro Concert
Bill for 'Live From the Upside Down' will also feature Corey Hart and Soft Cell, along with Charli XCX.
How Stray Cats Became Rockabilly Royalty: Exclusive Interview
They were playing pick up gigs in the U.K. when something incredible happened.
The Story Behind George Thorogood’s Slow-Developing ‘Bad to the Bone’
David Geffen's surprise endorsement convinced him to finally put stand-out original on a record.
How Desmond Child Helped Aerosmith ‘Break out of Their Mold’
Songwriter and producer also tells UCR how the arrival of Nirvana was like a "nuclear bomb."
Kiss’ Cold Gin Pays Tribute to the Band’s Early Roots: Interview
The developers assure us that just like the original lyrics said, "It will always win."
Why Georgia Satellites Were Surprised to Have a Big Hit
Comparisons to Rockpile and the Rolling Stones followed early success with "Keep Your Hands to Yourself."
Why Guns N’ Roses Put Out Both ‘Use Your Illusion’ Albums at Once
When LPs entered charts at Nos. 2 and 3, Matt Sorum says their response was: "Who's Garth Brooks?"
How Mike Campbell Found His Way Out of Isolation With New Album
Guitarist tells UCR about collaborating with Margo Price and Ian Hunter for his latest songs.
How Mike Campbell Created a ‘Gypsy Caravan’ for His Latest Video
Guitarist tells UCR about "hitchhiking" and hanging out with gypsies for his latest song with the Dirty Knobs.
Iron Maiden’s Rarest Songs: Playlist
There are some "Killers" that didn't make the albums.
Mike Campbell Confirms Tom Petty Fillmore Performances Box Set
"It was one of the greatest parts of our career," guitarist tells UCR.
The Steely Dan Song Steve Gadd Didn’t Remember Playing On
To be fair, the drum legend was pretty busy in the '70s.
Steve Vai: Eddie Van Halen’s Parts Were ‘Perfectly Orchestrated': Exclusive Interview
Guitarist's latest album 'Inviolate' arrives on Friday.
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.
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.