Matthew Wilkening is the Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and Diffuser.fm. He is determined to raise his children in a world without competitive singing television shows.
‘Dynasty’ No More: When the Wheels Came Off The Kiss Empire
Even though they saw it coming, Kiss were unable to stop the wheels from coming off their careers starting with the release of 1979's disco-influenced 'Dynasty.'
Paul McCartney Expected to ‘Make a Complete Recovery’ Following Hospitalization
The former Beatle is expected to make a complete recovery after contracting a virus and being hospitalized in Tokyo.
Kiss Performs With Caleb Johnson on ‘American Idol’
Kiss performed 'Love Gun' and 'Shout it Out Loud' with 'American Idol' finalist Caleb Johnson on the nationally televised karaoke show last night.
Foreigner Take to the High Seas for Hits-Packed Intimate Show
Foreigner took an already ready-to-party crowd to the next level at a recent Bahamas concert.
New Music Releases – June 2014
A list of the classic rock records, CDs and videos being released in June of 2014.
Ace Frehley Clears Up Kiss Myths With ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’
Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has cleared up some rather funny misconceptions about his past in a newly released 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' interview.
Happy Birthday to Us! Ultimate Classic Rock Turns Three and Goes Double-Double Platinum
Ultimate Classic Rock is officially three years old today, and thanks to your incredible support, we've done Kiss one better and gone DOUBLE-'Double Platinum!'
Jimmy Page Says He’s Fed Up With Robert Plant’s Led Zeppelin Reunion ‘Games’
In a new interview, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page says he's tired of singer Robert Plant "playing games" regarding a reunion tour for the surviving members of the legendary group.
Atlanta Rhythm Section Bassist Paul Goddard Dies
Founding Atlanta Rhythm Section bassist Paul Goddard died today at the age of 68 after a brief, sudden illness.
Paul McCartney, ‘Band on the Run’ Lyric Video – Exclusive Premiere
The lyric video for Paul McCartney's 'Band on the Run' single.
Judas Priest Release First Track from New ‘Redeemer of Souls’ Album
Judas Priest have unveiled the album title, cover art, and most importantly, first song from their upcoming studio album, 'Redeemer of Souls.'
Axl Rose, Joan Jett Display Patience at Chaotic ‘Golden Gods’ Awards Show
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose and Joan Jett were given the biggest honors -- and displayed the patience of seasoned veterans -- at tonight's frequently chaotic Golden Gods Awards ceremony.