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.
The Troubled History of Van Halen’s ‘III’ With New Singer Gary Cherone
Van Halen's recording career hit its first major road bump with the release of 'III,' an album that debuted their third singer.
Win a Signed ‘Kiss Rocks Vegas’ Poster, Film Plays Movie Theaters This Week
Kiss will be debuting a new concert film, Kiss Rocks Vegas, at movie theaters "around the world" on May 25.
Top 10 Green Songs
It may not be easy being green, but as this list of green songs demonstrates, it's simple enough to write about it.
How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split
Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.
25 Years Ago: David Coverdale and Jimmy Page Make an Album Together
Jimmy Page and David Coverdale, two veterans eager to prove themselves outside of their famous bands, joined forces on the album Coverdale/Page, which was released on March 15, 1993.
Blue Murder Keyboardist Nik Green Dies
Blue Murder keyboardist Nik Green died last night (March 13) after what his former bandmate Tony Franklin called "a brave battle with cancer."
Top 10 Pie Songs
Pie songs are surprisingly easy to find on your local classic rock station, and what better time than Thanksgiving to run down some of our favorite odes to this popular dessert?
Iggy Pop’s Had Enough of You … Yeah, YOU!
Iggy Pop ends his new album 'Post Pop Depression' with a spectacular rant against modern society.
40 Years Ago: How Van Halen Conquered the World in Just 10 Shows
Excerpts from the book 'Van Halen Rising' show how the group won over fans across the world, while also impressing peers such as Journey and the Rolling Stones.
Dave Grohl Plays the Beatles’ ‘Blackbird,’ Pays Tribute to David Bowie at Oscars
Dave Grohl performed the Beatles' 1968 song "Blackbird" as tonight's Oscar ceremony In Memoriam segment paid tribute to David Bowie and other stars the film world lost in the past year.
Classic Rock’s 25 Best Selling Albums
We look at the classic rock artists who have racked up the most platinum awards according to the Recording Industry Association of America.
Lady Gaga Steers Her David Bowie Grammy Tribute Into Cruise Ship Hell
Lady Gaga's Grammy tribute to David Bowie COULD have worked...