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.
Peter Gabriel Announces Additional 2023 North American Tour Dates
More than a dozen shows added to upcoming trek.
22 Scathing Rock Star Breakup Quotes
This is what happens when legends get upset.
Why David Crosby Says He Won’t Play Guitar on Stage Anymore
"I could probably get away with it," he tells UCR, "but it's not good enough for me."
How Creedence Clearwater Revival Took Over the World
They'd already played for more than a million people in 1970 before a sold-out Royal Albert Hall show.
50 Years Ago: David Bowie Conquers America
Pianist Mike Garson had just joined the band, "and all of a sudden, there's thousands of people storming the stage."
How Tedeschi Trucks Found Their Own Legacy Through Classic Albums
"It gave the band a different confidence going forward," Derek Trucks 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.
How Mike Campbell Created a ‘Gypsy Caravan’ for His Latest Video
Guitarist tells UCR about "hitchhiking" and hanging out with gypsies for his latest song with the Dirty Knobs.
Mike Campbell Confirms Tom Petty Fillmore Performances Box Set
"It was one of the greatest parts of our career," guitarist tells UCR.
Why Charlie Watts Wasn’t on Mick Jagger’s ‘Wandering Spirit': Exclusive Interview
Discarded early version of solo LP featuring Rolling Stones drummer described as "blindingly great."
Daryl Hall Is Recording New Solo Music with Dave Stewart: Exclusive Interview
Planned album could also include a fresh collaboration with King Crimson's Robert Fripp.
How Stone Temple Pilots Became ’90s Rock Giants
STP guitarist Dean DeLeo recalls of early days, "We just played like it was going to be our last day alive."