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.
29 Bands That Have Been Together for More Than 40 Years
Through lineup changes and the occasional lull, these groups found a way to stay together.
Rick Springfield Shares Two Songs Ahead of New ‘Automatic’ Album
He says this new music is reminiscent of '80s albums like 'Working Class Dog' and 'Tao.'
50 Albums Turning 50 in 2023
The year brought a mix of debut efforts, career highlights and fantastic musical journeys.
How Harry Shearer Found the Voice of ‘The Simpsons” Mr. Burns
"It's fun doing a character that's pure evil," the actor tells UCR.
How Daryl Hall Solved ‘Musical Mysteries’ With His Solo Work: Exclusive Interview
New tour will feature guest appearances from former Hall and Oates producer Todd Rundgren.
Watch Don Henley and James Taylor Sidemen Step Out on Their Own
Session vets going under the name the Immediate Family advance debut album with exclusive premiere of new song.
When REO Speedwagon Became MTV’s First Concert Broadcast: Exclusive Interview
Frontman Kevin Cronin looks back at his band's place in MTV history during a conversation with UCR.
How the Monkees Regrouped Again for a Final Goodbye: Exclusive Interview
Playing songs Michael Nesmith wrote inspired bandmate Micky Dolenz to complete long-imagined tribute project.
REO Speedwagon Hit ‘Reset Button’ With First Post-COVID Concert
Band also paid tribute to late guitarist Gary Richrath.
Ann Wilson Revisits First, Pre-Heart Recordings With New Reissue
The Daybreaks' late-'60s songs will surface on a 10" vinyl LP this summer.