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.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Long, Hard Road to ‘Patient Number 9′
He's been in a "terrible f---ing state" in recent years but remains grateful to complete latest album.
Metallica Celebrates Over 40 Years of History With Pittsburgh Show
Heavy metal legends wrap up their 2022 touring season with powerful set.
How Ted Nugent Wrote ‘Detroit Muscle’: Exclusive Interview
"I couldn't be more proud of this record."
Primus Rehearsed Their ‘Asses Off’ for ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour
Les Claypool discusses his band's celebration of Rush during an exclusive conversation with UCR.
Why Alice in Chains Initially Bombed Opening for Van Halen: Exclusive Interview
"You're f---in' crazy," Sammy Hagar told the Seattle group.
See How Legendary Musicians’ Deaths Were Announced
Learn how Eddie Van Halen, Kurt Cobain, the members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and others were memorialized by the media.
Why Todd Rundgren (Probably) Isn’t on Kanye West’s New Album
"Nobody would regularly make records like that unless they had stupid money to throw around."
Rob Halford: ‘I’ve Morphed Into the Gandalf of Heavy Metal’
Judas Priest singer talks about his epic lockdown beard and more in new interview.
Rob Halford Is Ready for COVID Touring: ‘We Have to Battle On’
Singer also discusses whether the pandemic will figure into songwriting for the band's upcoming album.
Dee Snider: ‘I Was An A–hole Too': Exclusive Interview
"I made people miserable," the former Twisted Sister frontman says. "I got worse and worse."
Wolfgang Van Halen on COVID Touring, Being an ‘Antisocial Dork’
Mammoth WVH main man also discusses his current favorite video game and a treasured classic instrument from Eddie Van Halen's arsenal.
How Metallica Changed the World With Their Most Polarizing Album
"You don't have more than one album like that," Lars Ulrich says in exclusive excerpt from new book.