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.
32 Years Ago: Kiss Remove Their Makeup
On Sept. 18, 1983, an unthinkable event in Kiss-story took place: the world's most famous masked band removed their makeup and revealed their true faces.
Kiss and Def Leppard Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Together
Watch Kiss and Def Leppard get ice water dunked on them after a concert.
The Melvins’ King Buzzo Shares Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories Starring Kiss, White Zombie
King Buzzo of the Melvins shares crazy real life 'This is Spinal Tap' stories featuring Kiss and White Zombie.
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.
The Who, ‘Quadrophenia: Live in London’ – Video Review
The Who deliver a surprisingly vital, unsurprisingly well-thought out document of their most recent concert tour with 'Quadrophenia: Live in London.'
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.
New Music Releases – July 2014
A list of the classic rock albums coming out in July of 2014.
Duff McKagan to Rejoin Guns N’ Roses for Five Shows
Current Guns N' Roses bassist Tommy Stinson has confirmed that founding member Duff McKagan will rejoin the band for a five-show tour of South America that begins this weekend.
Elton John, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ (40th Anniversary Edition) – Album Review
A review of the 40th anniversary edition of Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.'
Seattle Police Examine New, Clearer Photos of Kurt Cobain’s Death
Nearly 20 years after the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, Seattle police reviewed their case files on this tragic event.
Nikki Sixx Gets Married to Courtney Bingham
Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx got married to Courtney Bingham on March 15, 2014