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.
2015’s Nastiest Rock Feuds
We look at the nasty verbal battles that took place between Van Halen, Sammy Hagar, Kiss, Twisted Sister and other classic rock bands.
UPDATE: Scott Weiland, Former Stone Temple Pilots Singer, Dead at 48
Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland has died at the age of 48.
Update: Nikki Sixx Responds to Sully Erna’s Recent Verbal Attacks
After years of mostly refusing to engage in a war of words with Nikki Sixx, Godsmack frontman Sully Erna has rather suddenly changed course.
That Time Guns N’ Roses Cut ‘Use Your Illusion’ in Half
Guns N Roses trim 30 songs down to 12 for swearing-averse retailers.
Motley Crue Add High-Flying ‘Transformer Stage’ Stunt to Farewell Tour
Tommy Lee's not the only member of Motley Crue who can fly anymore.
Top 10 Patriotic Songs
Patriotic songs can take many forms in the hands of our classic rock heroes.
Top 10 National Anthem Guitar Solos
Videos of some legendary performances of the national anthem.
AC/DC Finally Joins Spotify, Other Streaming Services
AC/DC have finally decided that allowing their music to be featured on streaming services such as Spotify ain't no riddle man... to them it makes good, good sense.
Def Leppard’s Campbell Avoids Radiation, Will Rejoin Summer Tour
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed that his cancer treatment will allow him to accompany Def Leppard on much of their summer tour.
Guitarist’s Hair Catches on Fire During London Arena Show
Guitarist Michael Clifford's hair caught on fire during a show in London on June 13, 2015 when he got too close to the on-stage pyrotechnics.
‘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.'
Meet the Flame-Throwing Heavy Metal Guitarist from ‘Mad Max’
Watch out, Nikki Sixx! There's another flame-throwing axeman invading the music world, courtesy of the new movie 'Mad Max: Fury Road.'