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.
ZZ Top Plan New Music With Dusty Hill’s Replacement: Exclusive
"It would be an interesting excursion into the unknown," Billy Gibbons tells UCR.
Queen’s Roger Taylor Says Band Has ‘Big Tour’ Plans for 2022
Drummer says the "mothership" is ready for the road.
Foreigner Add New Member Following Thom Gimbel’s Departure
Train guitarist Luis Carlos Maldonado is latest addition to the long-running group.
Foreigner ‘Feel the Enthusiasm’ at First Post-COVID Performance: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Jeff Pilson discussed the possibility of new music after the band performed socially distanced concert.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
Why the First Led Zeppelin U.S. Show Almost Never Happened
They appeared first on a three-band bill that also featured Vanilla Fudge and Spirit.
Foreigner’s Mick Jones on ‘Head Games’ + New Music – Exclusive Interview
On the afternoon that we spoke with Mick Jones, he was phoning us from a somewhat unusual location -- a table at Starbucks where he stopped in with his assistant in the midst of a busy day of appointments.
Head East’s Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Murder Mystery
Roger Boyd of Head East shares three real-life 'Spinal Tap' stories.
Exclusive: Drummer Kenny Aronoff On Playing With Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr: ‘It Was Incredible!’
As we head towards the midpoint of only the second month of 2014, it’s already been a busy year for Kenny Aronoff. The legendary drummer is probably best known for his career-defining work behind the kit for John Mellencamp in the ‘80s and ‘90s, which was followed by a similarly lengthy stint as the drummer for another famous John -- former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty-- a hi
Jeff Lynne: ‘I Haven’t Given Up the Idea of’ Touring
Jeff Lynne has contributed a wealth of important influence to the world of recording over the decades that he’s been engaged in making music. If the albums crafted with Electric Light Orchestra had been his sole contribution as an artist, it still would have been an impressive legacy to leave behind.
Exclusive: Foreigner’s Mick Jones and Lou Gramm to Reunite on Stage
Foreigner stars Mick Jones and Lou Gramm will perform on stage together for the first time in over a decade at the Songwriters Hall of Fame awards ceremony in New York City on June 13.