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.
Richard Marx’s ‘Holy S—!’ Moments With Eagles: Exclusive Interview
He toiled for years in search of his first recording contract, carrying around a demo tape that had two future hit singles.
When Grand Funk Lived With Todd Rundgren and Frank Zappa: Exclusive Interview
Drummer Don Brewer discusses a pair of very offbeat roommates from the '70s.
Kevin Cronin Preps Autobiography and Teases ‘Major’ 2022 Tour
Memoir will address his complicated relationship with former guitarist Gary Richrath.
Alex Lifeson’s Early Guitars: ‘We Didn’t Have a Lot of Money’
Rush guitarist looks back at some of his favorite instruments.
Was Sammy Hagar Really Invited to Join the Grateful Dead?
"Hey man, Sammy," band leader reportedly said, "I really dig your s---."
How the Monkees Regrouped Again for a Final Goodbye: Exclusive Interview
Playing songs Michael Nesmith wrote inspired bandmate Micky Dolenz to complete long-imagined tribute project.
Why ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ Will Be Van Halen’s Last Album: Exclusive Interview
Eddie Van Halen once suggested they had sketched out as many as 35 demos during the original sessions.
The Night Steven Seagal Opened for Sammy Hagar
Martial-arts movie star made $1,000 for a one-off appearance in Phoenix.
Rejuvenated Sammy Hagar Now in the ‘Middle of a Writing Spree’
Ex-Van Halen frontman hopes to record with Dave Cobb, who's produced music for Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton, among others.
Grand Funk Railroad Feed Off Crowd’s Energy At First Concert Back
Don Brewer and Bruce Kulick discuss going back on tour.
Alex Lifeson Has Recorded 10 Songs for New ‘Envy of None’ Project
Andy Curran of the Canadian hard-rock band Coney Hatch reveals plans for forthcoming music.
Styx ‘Make Some Noise’ With First Post-COVID Concerts
New album added "extra effervescence" to band's return to live music.