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.
Patrick Simmons Hails ‘Larger Than Life’ Doobie Brothers Reunion
Playing with Michael McDonald again is "certainly something I'll carry with me forever," he tells UCR.
ZZ Top Plan New Music With Dusty Hill’s Replacement: Exclusive
"It would be an interesting excursion into the unknown," Billy Gibbons tells UCR.
James Young Looks Back on 50 Years of Styx: Exclusive Interview
"Five decades of Styx and the world still exists," he tells UCR. "We didn’t kill it."
Kenny Loggins Wonders Where Yacht Rock Came From
"We weren't trying to invent a new style of pop music," he tells UCR.
How Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott Rose Above Racism
The late frontman could have been a "complete a--hole," guitarist Scott Gorham tells UCR. But instead, he chose a different path.
45 Years Ago: 38 Special Begin Journey Toward a New Sound
Don Barnes and Jeff Carlisi joined us to discuss the band's self-titled debut.
Neal Schon Is Planning a Journey Tour With Carlos Santana
They're also firming up dates with Toto and in discussions about working with other former tourmates.
How Dave Stewart Discovered His Musical Path: Exclusive Interview
Eurythmics co-founder and producer took inspiration from a series of events.
Journey’s ‘Raised on Radio’ Was Almost Called ‘Freedom’
"Steve Perry did not want that," Neal Schon tells UCR.
How the Police Went ‘Around the World’: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist Andy Summers discusses groundbreaking trek, which featured the first rock concert in India.