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.
40 Years Ago: Jake E. Lee Joins the Ozzy Osbourne Band
He tells UCR that former Black Sabbath frontman's fans told him, 'Randy Rhoads rules; you suck.'
Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top Announce 2024 Tour Dates
Classic rock legends will continue 'Sharp Dressed Simple Man' run with 36 additional shows.
How Gregg Rolie Ended Up Jamming With Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl has "been the champion for rock 'n' roll music for years," Santana and Journey co-founder tells UCR.
Geddy Lee Announces ‘My Effin’ Life in Conversation’ 2023 Tour
Rush singer and bassist will revisit his time in the band and answer fan questions as he promotes his upcoming memoir.
Aerosmith’s 10 Most Memorable Concerts
Looking back at key shows from the band's history, including the legendary Boston act's first concert.
Alex Lifeson Turns 70: Looking Back at His Milestone Birthdays
The Rush guitarist has enjoyed a lengthy career driven by humor, determination and friendship.
How Wolfgang Van Halen Made a Huge Shift With ‘Mammoth II’
"I came into this one with a lot more confidence," says Mammoth WVH leader.
How Twisted Sister Ended Up in ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’
Dee Snider credits the late Paul Reubens with giving him "the bug" to make movies.
Why ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Will Never Retire
He says Keith Richards gave him new perspective.
Wolfgang Van Halen Shares His Insane Experience With ‘Barbie’
He also discusses Metallica, Taylor Hawkins and more in new interview.
When Brian May First Heard Eddie Van Halen: ‘Whoa, What Is This?’
Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi introduced May to Van Halen later that night.
Ted Nugent Kicks Off Farewell Tour: Set List and Interview
"I could be up there for 11 days," he says.