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.
Why Tracii Guns Doesn’t ‘Give a S—‘ About Being a Guitar Hero
The guitarist also tells UCR what he learned from his early days in Guns N' Roses.
How Rick Springfield Secured His Future With ‘Living in Oz’
He says the LP helped determine whether he would "be here tomorrow or is this pretty much it?"
How Tracii Guns Played an L.A. Guns Concert From a Bathroom
"I'd rather be alive than give somebody $16 worth of Tracii Guns," the guitarist says.
Steve Lukather Announces New Album, ‘Bridges’
Toto guitarist previews upcoming solo LP with first single, "When I See You Again."
How Rick Springfield Found His Next Big Hit in a Public Restroom
He shares the origin of Top 10 single "Affair of the Heart."
Lynyrd Skynyrd Will Continue Following Death of Gary Rossington
Band shares emotional statement regarding the loss of founding member.
Peter Gabriel Announces Additional 2023 North American Tour Dates
More than a dozen shows added to upcoming trek.
Quiet Riot’s Post-‘Metal Health’ History: 40 Mad, Mad, Mad Facts
It was the first metal album to top the charts. Here's what happened next.
The Cure Announces 2023 North American Tour
The alternative legends will play their first dates in the U.S. since 2019.
Listen to Billy Squier’s New Song, ‘Harder on a Woman’
"A Neil Young moment" inspired the track, which features Bad Company's Simon Kirke on drums.