Matthew Wilkening is the Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and Diffuser.fm. He is determined to raise his children in a world without competitive singing television shows.
10 Things Tom Petty Hates
10 things Tom Petty has expressed hate -- or at least, strong dislike - for in recent interviews.
New Music Releases – August 2014
A list of the classic rock albums and videos coming out in August of 2014.
Johnny Winter Dies at Age 70
Blues-rock guitar legend Johnny Winter has died at the age of 70.
Explosions, Snakes, Rollercoasters, Beheadings: Yup, Motley Crue and Alice Cooper Came to …
A review of the Motley Crue / Alice Cooper 2014 tour.
Foreigner Talk About the Challenges of the Music Industry’s Digital Revolution
Foreigner talks about how they managed to adapt to a vastly different music industry in recent years.
Ted Nugent, ‘Shutup&Jam’ – Album Review
With 'Shutup&Jam,' Ted Nugent has delivered an appealingly modest record full of catchy guitar riffs and largely devoid of controversial lyrics.
Motley Crue Overcome Technical Problems at Farewell Tour Opener: Setlist, Video, Photos
A series of technical problems marred the opening night of Motley Crue's much-anticipated farewell tour, but the band recovered to offer an explosive tour through their history.
Kiss, Def Leppard Kick Off Summer Tour With Some Set List Surprises
Kiss and Def Leppard kicked off their 40-date summer tour last night in Salt Lake City, Utah. Both groups, particularly Kiss, had some setlist surprises in store for the crowd.
New Music Releases – July 2014
A list of the classic rock albums coming out in July of 2014.
Eric Singer Accuses Peter Criss and Ace Frehley of Kiss Hypocrisy
Kiss drummer Eric Singer points out that both Ace Frehley and Peter Criss played alongside replacement members wearing original makeup during their careers.
Paul McCartney Expected to ‘Make a Complete Recovery’ Following Hospitalization
The former Beatle is expected to make a complete recovery after contracting a virus and being hospitalized in Tokyo.
Foreigner Take to the High Seas for Hits-Packed Intimate Show
Foreigner took an already ready-to-party crowd to the next level at a recent Bahamas concert.