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.
Todd Rundgren’s ‘Space Force’ Album Moved to 2022
His 26th studio album will feature collaborations with Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Rick Wakeman, Neil Finn and others.
Why the Go-Go’s ‘Flipped Out’ About Their Rock Hall Induction
The band is excited about the "once-in-a-lifetime" event.
Todd Rundgren on Rock Hall: ‘I Have Offered to do Something Live’
Rocker reveals to UCR the idea he's proposed to the Hall.
Triumph Hopes to Mount a ‘Mixed Reality’ Concert Tour: Exclusive Interview
"It's not something I can promise," drummer and vocalist Gil Moore tells UCR, "but something I hope for fans down the road."
Stewart Copeland Returns to Police’s ‘Starving Years’ in Upcoming Book
He says the diary-based publication is due for release in early 2022.
Night Ranger Rock Past Pandemic, ‘Lame’ Zoom Calls With New Album
"I think this album has a better groove than some of our other records," bassist and vocalist Jack Blades says.
Sammy Hagar Says ‘A Few Jams’ Remain in the Van Halen Vault
“There were two songs that we actually finished,” the singer admits to UCR, adding that Eddie Van Halen left behind a million "jams and pieces."
How Freddie Mercury Helped Brian May Start His Solo Career
Queen singer told guitarist, "You've got to take care of yourself."
When REO Speedwagon Became MTV’s First Concert Broadcast: Exclusive Interview
Frontman Kevin Cronin looks back at his band's place in MTV history during a conversation with UCR.
Joe Perry Revisits His Guitar Roots: Exclusive Interview
Aerosmith vet discusses abiding passion for Jimmy Page, Van Halen and Link Wray, among others.