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.
Why Roger Waters Isn’t Afraid to Get Political With His Concerts
His guitarist also explains how daunting it is to take on Pink Floyd's classic songs.
How Kirk Hammett Revisited His Shredder Roots With New Solo LP
Metallica guitarist says he had "no real limitations" working on new horror-inspired songs.
That Time Alex Lifeson Played Trumpet With Primus
Les Claypool shares choice moment from 1992 tour when his band opened for Rush.
Joe Satriani: Chickenfoot Is a ‘Band of Separate People’
In an exclusive interview with UCR, guitarist admits he's surprised the band survived and finished its first album.
How Corrosion of Conformity ‘Circled the Globe’ With Metallica
"The tour really gave us a perspective of what we were supposed to do," Pepper Keenan tells UCR.
Wolfgang Van Halen: ‘It’s an Honor’ to Open for Guns N’ Roses
Mammoth WVH mastermind recalls hearing 'Appetite for Destruction' for the first time.
Def Leppard’s Rick Allen Pays Tribute to Legends With Art Exhibit
Drummer shifted focus to painting during 2020 pandemic.
Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled ‘Hella Mega’ Tour Dates
Shows were postponed due to COVID, but bands will finally hit the road this summer.
Ozzy Osbourne Had First Dibs on Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe,’ but Passed
Song became a big hit after the Prince of Darkness' rejection.
Nick Mason Celebrates Pink Floyd’s Early Years With New Film: Exclusive Interview
Saucerful of Secrets presents a "deep cuts" kind of show that fans often wish for, and yet rarely get.