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.
Lou Gramm Looks Back on His Early Days With Foreigner: Exclusive Interview
Former singer recalls early tour with band.
Def Leppard Announce New ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency
Band returns to city for a dozen dates this year.
Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston Looks Back: Exclusive Interview
Band leader reflects on more than four decades of hits, tours and songwriting.
Nils Lofgren Celebrates Nearly 50 Years With Neil Young
The recent announcement that Nils Lofgren would be stepping in to play guitar with Neil Young for the upcoming Crazy Horse gigs adds another chapter to a long-running relationship.
Robin Zander Looks Back at Cheap Trick’s Rock Hall Induction: ‘I Was Nervous as Hell’
We spoke with Robin Zander about the night Cheap Trick were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Night Ranger’s Kelly Keagy Returns Following Heart Surgery: Exclusive Interview and Video
Now nearly 35 years into their career, Night Ranger have been on a creative run with their past three albums, including their latest, Don’t Let Up, which was released earlier this year.
Tom Petty Shares 40 Years of History at Mountain Jam
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers brought their milestone anniversary tour to Mountain Jam.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Recalls ‘Letting Off Steam’ With His Guitar: Exclusive Interview
Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience promises four days of “guitar magic.” Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen will be there this year.
Deep Purple’s Ian Paice Says There’s ‘No Logic to Anything That Goes on in Our Business': Exclusive Interview
Ian Paice reflects on Deep Purple's new album, legacy and the record business.
Listen to Bad Company Drummer Simon Kirke’s New Album, ‘All Because of You': Exclusive Premiere
Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke has always written from the heart.