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.
John Lodge’s ‘Incredible Journey’ With Moody Blues in Five Songs
Bassist shares stories behind classic tracks from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group.
How the Monkees Regrouped Again for a Final Goodbye: Exclusive Interview
Playing songs Michael Nesmith wrote inspired bandmate Micky Dolenz to complete long-imagined tribute project.
How Linda Ronstadt Broke Out With a Rejected Monkees Classic: Exclusive Interview
The band didn't start out recording their own material, but it wasn't because they didn't have any.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
John Lodge on Moody Blues: ‘I Don’t Want That Music to Die’
Artist reveals the highs and lows of revisiting band's material following the death of Ray Thomas in new interview.
James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Remembers Opening for Led Zeppelin on Day of Moon Landing
James Gang drummer recalls "overwhelming" experience on the same day Apollo 11 made history.
Watch Doobie Brothers Play ‘Long Train Runnin” Live: Exclusive
Band classic gets onstage update from new 'Live at the Beacon Theatre' set.
Linda Ronstadt Admits She Wasn’t Ready for Early Stint With Neil Young: Exclusive Interview
She initially gained national exposure while singing backup on "Heart of Gold," the chart-topping single from 1972's 'Harvest.'
Watch Justin Hayward’s New Video for ‘The Wind of Heaven': Exclusive Premiere
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Justin Hayward joining the Moody Blues. Over the years, the singer and guitarist has written a number of songs with the group that have become classics. But he’s also enjoyed a successful solo career outside of the band that began in the mid-’70s. His solo w...
Rick Wakeman on Reuniting the ‘Holy Trinity of Yes': Exclusive Interview
A quarter century after they shared the stage as members of Yes, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are coming back together for a tour this fall.