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.
Quiet Riot’s Post-‘Metal Health’ History: 40 Mad, Mad, Mad Facts
It was the first metal album to top the charts. Here's what happened next.
The Cure Announces 2023 North American Tour
The alternative legends will play their first dates in the U.S. since 2019.
Listen to Billy Squier’s New Song, ‘Harder on a Woman’
"A Neil Young moment" inspired the track, which features Bad Company's Simon Kirke on drums.
Extreme Announces New Album, ‘Six’
Band's sixth LP was inspired by Eddie Van Halen.
50 Albums Turning 50 in 2023
The year brought a mix of debut efforts, career highlights and fantastic musical journeys.
Santana Announces 1001 Rainbows 2023 North American Tour
Legendary guitarist and his band begin summer run in June.
How Kiss’ ‘Turn on the Night’ Became a Forgotten Feel-Good Anthem
Former guitarist Bruce Kulick tells UCR that the third and final 'Crazy Nights' single deserved better.
22 Scathing Rock Star Breakup Quotes
This is what happens when legends get upset.
10 Songs Bruce Springsteen Hasn’t Played Yet on His 2023 Tour
There's no way he can play all of his best songs in just one night.
45 Years Ago: Bachman-Turner Overdrive Begins to Fall Apart With ‘Street Action’
They faced a difficult road moving on without Randy Bachman.