Matt Wardlaw is a music lifer with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. His byline has appeared in the Riverfront Times (St. Louis), Popdose, Cleveland Scene and Blogcritics among others. Matt also has his own music blog called Addicted to Vinyl where he writes about a variety of subjects including but not limited to vinyl. In his spare time, Matt enjoys long walks in the park, Cherone-era Van Halen and driving long distances to Night Ranger concerts.
Steve Perry Admits Van Halen ‘Cleaned Our Clocks’ on Journey Tour: Exclusive Interview
Mutual admiration led to an invite to collaborate after the departure of David Lee Roth.
Hear Metal Artists Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rhiannon’ for Charity
Mark Menghi gathers some friends for a new take on old classic.
Dee Snider Picks His Favorite Live Albums
AC/DC, Kiss and UFO are among the Twisted Sister frontman's go-to concert LPs.
No, Micky Dolenz Did Not Pour a Coke Over Don Kirshner’s Head: Exclusive Interview
As the group grew more confident, its relationship with the producer inevitably deteriorated.
Exploring the Touring History of Rush: Exclusive Interview
Skip Daly and Eric Hansen's 'Wandering the Face of the Earth' tackles the mammoth task of documenting close to five decades of road work.
Rock Hall Celebrates Guitars and More in ‘Play It Loud’ Exhibit
A new display focuses on instruments that helped shape rock 'n' roll through the years.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
Why ZZ Top Went Behind Their Producer’s Back to Finish ‘Afterburner’
Album continued their new multi-platinum streak, despite the fact that it wasn't as critically well received.
Doobie Brothers Plan Vegas Residency and New Music for 2020
Patrick Simmons runs down what band has in store for next year.
Rob Halford Says Rock Hall Is Ready for a ‘Blast of Metal’
Judas Priest singer dishes on all things Hall of Fame in new and exclusive interview.