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.
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 Don Henley Reunited With Ex-Bandmate for Current Eagles Tour
Jim Ed Norman was also a member of the precursor group Shiloh, produced by Kenny Rogers.
How REO Speedwagon Wrote ‘Ridin’ the Storm Out’
Keyboardist Neal Doughty also shares stories about other classic songs.
Stray Cats’ Slim Jim Phantom Keeps It ‘Rockabilly Confidential’
Drummer discusses encounters with Lemmy Kilmister, Axl Rose, George Harrison and others.
Rick Springfield, Men at Work, John Waite Announce 2022 Tour
The run celebrates 40th anniversary of 'Working Class Dog.'
Why Georgia Satellites Were Surprised to Have a Big Hit
Comparisons to Rockpile and the Rolling Stones followed early success with "Keep Your Hands to Yourself."
Stewart Copeland Picks the Sting Songs He Wishes He Played On
Drummer also discusses playing style and how the Police brought two favorite deep cuts to life.
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.
30 Years Ago: Mr. Big’s Life-Changing ‘To Be With You’ Hits No. 1
"We got a lot of free drinks and first-class upgrades," recalls bassist Billy Sheehan.
Why Tears For Fears Struggled to Complete Their New Album: Exclusive Interview
Initial attempts weren't "particularly honest," Curt Smith says.
Why Night Ranger’s ‘Big Life’ Was the Beginning of the End
Broken promises and ballads sealed the fate of the San Francisco group's 1987 album.
Hear the Fixx’s New Song ‘Woman of Flesh and Blood': Premiere
Guitarist Jamie West-Oram sings lead on track, which previews upcoming album and summer tour.