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.
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.
Go-Go’s Encounter ‘Stranger Things’ During Retro Concert
Bill for 'Live From the Upside Down' will also feature Corey Hart and Soft Cell, along with Charli XCX.
How Stray Cats Became Rockabilly Royalty: Exclusive Interview
They were playing pick up gigs in the U.K. when something incredible happened.
Rick Springfield, Men at Work, John Waite Announce 2022 Tour
The run celebrates 40th anniversary of 'Working Class Dog.'
Why Guns N’ Roses Put Out Both ‘Use Your Illusion’ Albums at Once
When LPs entered charts at Nos. 2 and 3, Matt Sorum says their response was: "Who's Garth Brooks?"
How Mutt Lange Helped Huey Lewis Land His First Hit Single
The producer behind Def Leppard, AC/DC and Foreigner offered Lewis a big assist.
Tears for Fears Announce 2022 U.S. Tour – Denver Date Included
They're returning to America for the first time since 2019.
Hall and Oates Are Seven Songs Into a New Album
Daryl Hall says he and John Oates are collaborating with Dutch multi-instrumentalist and producer Jett Rebel.
How Director Sam Dunn Unlocked the Mystery of ZZ Top: Exclusive Interview
Nationwide screenings of 'ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas' are being held this month in conjunction with the group's 50th anniversary tour.