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.
Queens of the Stone Age, ‘Villains': Album Review
Queens of the Stone Age's 'Villains' constantly switches directions, pushing them further into new levels of sophistication, weirdness and sincerity.
Hear U2’s New Single ‘You’re The Best Thing About Me’
U2 has released the second song – and first official single – from their upcoming and long-awaited album 'Songs of Experience.'
U2 Over Prince? OK, Fine, Whatever You Say, Music Industry: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's insistence on being treated fairly by the industry took the form of playful swipes at U2 and more serious songs like "Don't Play Me."
Was ‘Had U’ Prince’s Angry Farewell to Warner Brothers?: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
'Had U,' the last song on Prince's final new Warner Bros. album, seems to carry a double meaning.
How Prince Lost His Virginity at the ‘Schoolyard': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
As impossible as it is to believe, apparently Prince was once a virgin.
Morris Day Tells the Full Story of ‘Partyup': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince secretly wrote many songs for other artists. But his childhood friend Morris Day once wrote one for him – and then didn't like how it turned out.
Rick-Grohling: The Foo Fighters and Rick Astley Perform ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ Together
The Foo Fighters invited Rick Astley onstage in Tokyo to perform his 1987 smash "Never Gonna Give You Up"
‘Mutiny’ Unleashes a Fully Armed and Operational Horn Section: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Everybody knows 'Nothing Compares 2 U.' But there's at least one other great song hidden on the Family's 1986 debut album.
Prince Strives to ‘Letitgo’ as Label Battle Rages: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Changing his name to an intentionally unpronounceable symbol wasn't enough to free Prince from his record contract. So he threw his own funeral.
Prince Barks Up the Wrong Tree With ‘Lisa': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
This was neither Prince's first nor last attempt at seducing somebody with his music. But this time out, he had absolutely no chance – and he knew it.