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 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."
Did Andy Summers Almost Join the Rolling Stones?: Exclusive Interview
He was allegedly on the short list to replace Mick Taylor in 1974.
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."
Stewart Copeland Can’t Remember Playing Part of a Huge Police Hit
He recently returned to the original tapes for their Top 5 1981 smash 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.'
Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled ‘Hella Mega’ Tour Dates
Shows were postponed due to COVID, but bands will finally hit the road this summer.
Daryl Hall Recalls Early Days of His TV Show: Exclusive Interview
Blond half of Hall & Oates discusses performing with R&B greats, playing for the camera and new episodes.