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 Black Sabbath Decided Not to Record a Blues Album
Geezer Butler also discusses unreleased music and time spent with Eddie Van Halen and Jack Bruce.
Why Geezer Butler No Longer Talks to Ozzy Osbourne
Black Sabbath bassist also recalls the band classic that came out of a 45-minute jam session.
10 Songs Peter Gabriel Hasn’t Played on His 2023 Tour
Some of the vocalist's most popular solo songs are absent from his current tour.
How Def Leppard Avoided Making ‘Pyromania II’ With ‘Hysteria’
Joe Elliott says the band has "always been aware when something’s outstanding and when something’s just OK."
How Duran Duran Uses Challenging Rarities to Keep Shows Fresh
"It stops us from getting lazy and languid," explains bassist John Taylor.
Rock’s 23 Longest-Lasting Current Lineups
It's not easy to keep a band together.
How Ray and Dave Davies Survived Their Kinks Journey
Guitarist says he and his brother "talk about music very minimally" these days.
How Jethro Tull’s Flute Became a ‘Heavy Metal Instrument’
Their controversial 1989 Grammy win over Metallica spawned a humorous response.
Watch Aerosmith Members Perform ‘Train Kept a Rollin” With 15 Different Artists
Boston rock legends have shared the stage with Led Zeppelin, Guns N' Roses and others.
How Living Colour Crafted the ‘Black Sgt. Pepper’ on ‘Time’s Up’
In an exclusive excerpt from a new book, the band discusses making the 1990 album.