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.
20 Albums Turning 20 in 2024
Among the many new albums, two new supergroups released their debuts.
40 Albums Turning 40 in 2024
Van Halen and Prince were among the artists who put out important records.
Bruce Kulick on Final Kiss Show: ‘Kisstory Was Not Represented’
"It was a very unusual end to their career," the former Kiss guitarist tells UCR.
45 Albums Turning 45 in 2024
The year's offerings included pivotal albums from Pink Floyd, Van Halen and more.
Bruce Kulick Announces His Departure From Grand Funk Railroad
The former Kiss guitarist will focus on his own music and possibly finish his memoir.
35 Great Box Sets Released in 2023
The Who, Pink Floyd, Green Day and Stevie Nicks were among the many who revisited classic albums.
Why the First Led Zeppelin U.S. Show Almost Never Happened
They appeared first on a three-band bill that also featured Vanilla Fudge and Spirit.
How Dolly Parton and Kevin Cronin Made Their ‘Dark Duet’
She took a different approach with "Keep on Loving You," REO Speedwagon frontman tells UCR. "I love it when real singers sing my songs."
22 Scathing Rock Star Breakup Quotes
This is what happens when legends get upset.
25 Albums That Turned 25 in 2023
The year's highlights brought major changes for some groups.