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.
40 Albums Turning 40 in 2023
MTV continued to help artists rise to new levels of fame during the year.
Metallica Celebrates Over 40 Years of History With Pittsburgh Show
Heavy metal legends wrap up their 2022 touring season with powerful set.
How Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott Rose Above Racism
The late frontman could have been a "complete a--hole," guitarist Scott Gorham tells UCR. But instead, he chose a different path.
How Kirk Hammett Revisited His Shredder Roots With New Solo LP
Metallica guitarist says he had "no real limitations" working on new horror-inspired songs.
Jason Newsted on New Band Dynamics, Besting Justin Bieber on iTunes + Tour Plans
In the first part of our exclusive interview with Jason Newsted, he discussed his new EP 'Metal,' as well as the influence of his former Metallica bandmate James Hetfield, among other topics.