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.
40 Years Ago: ‘Shandi’ Makes Kiss Sudden Australian Superstars
The June 1980 kicked off a sensation known as "Kissteria," even as the group's commercial standing sank in the United States.
The Best Song From Every Sammy Hagar Album, Solo or With a Band
On his own or in a group, the Red Rocker proves there's more than one way to rock.
Which Songs Have Van Halen Played the Most in Concert?
David Lee Roth-era cuts dominate the list, but Sammy Hagar and even Gary Cherone make an impact.
Slash’s Real Hair Appears on Wedding Cake Topper eBay Auction
A wedding cake top that reportedly feature's Slash's actual hair is up for grabs on eBay.
How ZZ Top’s First European Show ‘Lit the Fuse’ for Worldwide Fame
Billy Gibbons recalls 1980 German concert that was broadcast live on TV.
Hear 25 Unreleased Van Halen Songs: A Hidden History
There are more than two albums' worth of tracks on YouTube.
Watch the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Elton John Perform From Their Homes
The Rolling Stones performed "You Can't Always Get What You Want" from four separate locations on the televised special.
Fans Think Poison’s Bret Michaels Is ‘The Masked Singer’ Banana
The giant yellow fruit describes himself as "a party boy looking for a good time."
Def Leppard ‘London to Vegas’ Live Set Reportedly Coming Soon
Home-video release will feature concerts from 2018 and 2019.
Metallica Cancel Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life Festival Dates
James Hetfield cites conflicts with two "critical recovery events" in canceling the shows.
Ted Nugent Announces Summer 2020 ‘Best @#%! Tour Ever!’ Dates
He plans to "unleash the ultimate sonic bombast beast" six nights a week.
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels 2020 Tour to Pursue Medical Treatment
"I don't want to start a tour and then cancel shows at the last minute."