Matthew Wilkening is the founding Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and UltimatePrince.com.
How an Unplanned Roger Ebert Review Launched John Prine’s Career
Film critic walked into a bar where the singer-songwriter was playing, and raved about it in the newspaper.
Elvis Presley: Remembering the Music Legend
Fans of Elvis will celebrate what would have been his 83rd birthday.
The Band Perry Gets Stolen Bicycle Replaced
When some unkind person or persons in Edmonton stole a bicycle from the Band Perry's Neil Perry earlier in the week, other city residents were quick to act, giving the youngest Perry a replacement bike so he could enjoy his free moments on the band's current tour.
Taylor Swift Performs Rare ‘Speak Now’ Track ‘Superman’ in Concert
Taylor Swift performed 'Superman,' a rare track from the deluxe edition of her current album 'Speak Now,' for the very first time in concert last night (September 24) in Kansas City, Mo. during a special solo acoustic segment.
Carrie Underwood Shows Off New Hair
Carrie Underwood showed off a brand-new haircut this weekend at the IHeartradio Music Festival, adding bangs and layers and apparently trimming a bit of length all around from her previous look.
Taylor Swift 2011 Teen Choice Awards Pictures
Taylor Swift was about the only country star making the scene at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, despite the fact that a number of her peers were also nominated for awards at Fox's nationally televised event. Hm, maybe that amazing work ethic is one more reason why she's on top of the competition?
Ween Producer Ben Vaughn Details the Making of ’12 Golden Country Greats’
Of all the adventurous things the rock band known as Ween has done over their career, recording a straight-up country album with legendary Nashville session musicians was probably the most surprising.
Jeff Jenkins Lets ‘Jesus Take the Wheel’ in Emotional Performance on ‘The Voice’
Country music's teddy-bear sweetheart with 'The Voice,' Jeff Jenkins, delivered a typically emotional reading of Carrie Underwood's 'Jesus Take the Wheel' on tonight's episode of the TV singing competition.
Chuck Wicks Tells WYRK About Bagging a 700-Pound Alligator
If you think Chuck Wicks is nervous about sharing the stage with Josh Turner and other country stars in front of 20,000 screaming music fans at Buffalo, N.Y.'s WYRK Taste of Country concert tonight, June 3, well, let's just say he's slayed bigger dragons this week. And we mean that almost literally, because Wicks shot and felled a 700-pound alligator just two days ago.
Josh Thompson Brings a Custom-Made Walnut Guitar to Tonight’s Taste of Country Concert in Buffalo
From the sound of his interview with WYRK DJ John LaMond, Josh Thompson is more than ready to share the stage with Josh Turner and the other country stars at the Buffalo, N.Y. station's Taste of Country concert tonight, June 3. In fact, he's got a special custom-made guitar that he seems pretty excited to show off at the event.