Matt Wardlaw is the host of Ultimate Classic Rock Nights. He loves vinyl and believes that the compact disc is still a worthy format. Right now, he's probably reading some liner notes.
How Journey’s Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain Finally Mended Fences
"There was a lot of turmoil in both camps and nobody was talking," Deen Castronovo tells UCR.
Watch REO Speedwagon and Train Mash Their Hits Together
Kevin Cronin tells UCR how the soon-to-be tour mates made the medley work.
Hear Judas Priest’s New Single ‘Crown of Horns’
Rob Halford tells UCR about Judas Priest's new song: "God, the band sounds so young."
20 Albums Turning 20 in 2024
Among the many new albums, two new supergroups released their debuts.
Bruce Kulick on Final Kiss Show: ‘Kisstory Was Not Represented’
"It was a very unusual end to their career," the former Kiss guitarist tells UCR.
45 Albums Turning 45 in 2024
The year's offerings included pivotal albums from Pink Floyd, Van Halen and more.
Bruce Kulick Announces His Departure From Grand Funk Railroad
The former Kiss guitarist will focus on his own music and possibly finish his memoir.
30 Albums That Turned 30 in 2023
Classic rock continued to strike back against grunge.
KK’s Priest and L.A. Guns Announce 2024 Tour
Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing's band will play its first U.S. concerts in March.
45 Albums That Turned 45 in 2023
The year's highlights included one of classic rock's most important debuts.
How Loverboy’s Scott Smith Disappeared Without a Trace
"One minute he was there and the next he was gone," the bassist's friend recalled.
How Europe’s ‘The Final Countdown’ Fused Disco With David Bowie
Vocalist Joey Tempest also tells UCR why the band didn't record "Look Away," which became a number one hit for Chicago.