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.
Top 10 Songs Def Leppard Has Not Played on the 2022 Stadium Tour
With so many monster hits, it's not easy putting together a set list.
ZZ Top Plan New Music With Dusty Hill’s Replacement: Exclusive
"It would be an interesting excursion into the unknown," Billy Gibbons tells UCR.
James Young Looks Back on 50 Years of Styx: Exclusive Interview
"Five decades of Styx and the world still exists," he tells UCR. "We didn’t kill it."
How Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott Rose Above Racism
The late frontman could have been a "complete a--hole," guitarist Scott Gorham tells UCR. But instead, he chose a different path.
Styx, REO Speedwagon and Loverboy Triumph on a Wet Night: Photos
Check out UCR's exclusive images from the show.
How Def Leppard Were Inspired by Their ’70s Idols for New LP
Guitarist Phil Collen says 'Diamond Star Halos' includes "a lot of David Bowie, T. Rex, Mott the Hoople and Queen references."
Neal Schon Is Planning a Journey Tour With Carlos Santana
They're also firming up dates with Toto and in discussions about working with other former tourmates.
Journey’s ‘Raised on Radio’ Was Almost Called ‘Freedom’
"Steve Perry did not want that," Neal Schon tells UCR.
Damon Johnson Talks Gary Rossington’s Return to Lynyrd Skynyrd
Co-founding guitarist is slated to hit the stage for the first time since July 2021.
How Michael Bay Ended Up Directing a Winger Video
Guitarist Reb Beach says future 'Armageddon' director said, "This is going to suck."