Matthew Wilkening is the Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and Diffuser.fm. He is determined to raise his children in a world without competitive singing television shows.
35 Years Ago: How Iron Maiden Wrote ‘2 Minutes to Midnight’ in Just 20 Minutes
A quick burst of inspiration helped the band pen one of its most enduring songs in a hotel room.
Sixx, Snider, Bach Demand Gun Safety Reform After Mass Shootings
Rockers call for stricter laws after a pair of shootings left 29 dead over the weekend.
10 Most Exciting Moments From the Kiss Kruises
Fans have been witness to – and occasionally active participants in – some very memorable highlights.
Kiss ‘Hottest Brand in the Land’ Merchandise Photo Book Announced
See eight preview pages from work that chronicles the band's merchandising craze of the '70s and '80s.
The Best Song From Every Metallica Album
Choosing the top tracks by one of the most important bands in the history of heavy metal is a rather daunting task.
Rush to Release ‘A Farewell to Kings’ Graphic Novel
A 144-page graphic novel dedicated to the creation of band's 1977 album is due in September.
Sammy Hagar ‘Would Love’ for the Circle to Open for Van Halen
Singer says he bares no ill will toward his former bandmates and is curious to see how they'd measure up to his new group.
Michael Anthony Says Van Halen Reunion ‘Broke Down on Their End’
Bassist confirms he was approached by band's management about possibly getting back together.
Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers’ Box Reportedly Blocked by Family Legal Battle
Expanded version of 1994 LP is supposedly in limbo due to battle between singer's widow and his two daughters.
The Five Best Scenes in Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Movie
Comedy, tragedy, violence and loving reunions are all on display in the best scenes from 2019 biopic.
‘Holy S— This Is Heavy': When Motley Crue First Saw ‘The Dirt’
Director Jeff Tremaine was nervous about showing movie to the band, but viewing ended with hugs and misty eyes.
Motley Crue Cover Songs Ranked
Also included: a handful from the band members' various side projects.