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.
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.
The Story Behind George Thorogood’s Slow-Developing ‘Bad to the Bone’
David Geffen's surprise endorsement convinced him to finally put stand-out original on a record.
How Desmond Child Helped Aerosmith ‘Break out of Their Mold’
Songwriter and producer also tells UCR how the arrival of Nirvana was like a "nuclear bomb."
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.
How Mike Campbell Found His Way Out of Isolation With New Album
Guitarist tells UCR about collaborating with Margo Price and Ian Hunter for his latest songs.
Bruce Kulick and John Corabi Announce Union Reissues
"We were this fantastic band that just never got any good breaks," Kulick tells UCR of the short-lived '90s group.
Steve Vai: Eddie Van Halen’s Parts Were ‘Perfectly Orchestrated': Exclusive Interview
Guitarist's latest album 'Inviolate' arrives on Friday.
Styx and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2022 Tour
Trek runs from May through August, with Loverboy as special guest.
Historical Tape of the Police’s First U.S. Show to Be Released
"I've heard it, and it's very raw," guitarist Andy Summers says. "We're just pounding away."
Why Triumph Used to Be Confused With Rush: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Mike Levine was known to quip, "Yeah, I'm Geddy. I’m just having a bad day."
Watch John Lodge’s New Live Performance of ‘Ride My See-Saw’
Moody Blues classic is featured on bassist's new live album.