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.
Ranking the Past Year’s Big Rock Movies
Queen, Motley Crue, Elton John, the Beatles and Bruce Springsteen were the subject of recent films.
Journey’s Neal Schon Undergoes Emergency Gallbladder Removal Surgery
Journey's Neal Schon is recovering after having an inflamed and infected gallbladder removed during an emergency room visit.
Ozzy Osborne Hospitalized After Suffering Flu Complications
Ozzy Osbourne has been hospitalized after suffering complications from the flu that forced him to cancel an entire U.K. and European tour.
Joe Walsh Would Change ‘A Lot’ About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
"There's a lot of people, I don't know why they're in there, and there's a lot of people, I don't know why they're not."
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.
Cowboys, Wet T-Shirts & Trash Bags: A Tale of Three Bon Jovi ‘Slippery When Wet’ Album Cov…
'Slippery When Wet' made Bon Jovi international superstars, but not before they went through three wildly different concepts for the album artwork.
Queen’s ‘You’re My Best Friend’ Covered by the Melvins
The first classic rock song from the Melvins' upcoming cover album has arrived in the form of their take on 'You're My Best Friend' by Queen. 'Everybody Loves Sausages,' due April 30th, also finds the band tackling the Kinks and David Bowie, among others.
Van Halen Manager Denies 2013 European Tour Plans
Irving Azoff, who manages everyone in Van Halen not named David Lee Roth, has declared that there are no plans for the band to mount an extensive tour in Europe this year, contradicting the singer's statement from a recent radio interview.
Def Leppard Guitarist Vivian Campbell Files for Divorce
Former Dio and longtime Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has filed for divorce from Julie Campbell, his wife of 25 years, according to a report from TMZ.
Neal Schon Proposes to Michaele Salahi On Stage at Journey Show
Journey guitarist Neal Schon proposed to his girlfriend Michaele Salahi on stage during the band's benefit concert in Baltimore, Md. last night (Oct. 14). The former reality show star tearfully and joyfully agreed to be his wife.
How Kiss’ ‘Alive II’ Hinted at the End of Their Golden Era
Barely two years after the release of their career-electrifying concert album 'Alive!,' Kiss unleashed their first sequel.