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.
Best Songs of 2014
The best songs of 2014 find rock's biggest names successfully treading the difficult line between revisiting past glories and keeping things fresh.
U2’s Bono Needs Surgery After Bike Accident
U2 singer Bono reportedly needs surgery after a New York City bike accident.
The Story of the Banning of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Album Cover
In November 1968, a handful of British record stores banned the Jimi Hendrix Experience's new album from their shelves due to its cover art.
AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Joins Forces With Dementia Charity Following Malcolm Young’s Diagnos…
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has pledged his support to a small U.K. charity dedicated to treating dementia patients.
30 Years Ago: An Ozzy Osbourne Fan Commits Suicide, Leading to ‘Suicide Solution’ Lawsuit
The suicide of an Ozzy Osbourne fans leads to a landmark court case.
Neil Young on His Fractured Relationship With David Crosby: ‘It Was Fixable. It Didn’t Get…
While he steadfastly refused to go into detail about exactly what's gone wrong between himself and former bandmate David Crosby, Neil Young made it very clear that the relationship is indeed fractured during an interview with Howard Stern this morning.
16 Years Ago: Kiss’ Original Lineup Reunites (But Not Really) for A New Studio Album
On Sept. 28, 1998, the original lineup of Kiss released their first studio album together in about 20 years. Well... sort of.
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.