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.
How Linda Ronstadt Broke Out With a Rejected Monkees Classic: Exclusive Interview
The band didn't start out recording their own material, but it wasn't because they didn't have any.
How ‘Mike and Micky Show’ Reveals New Layers of Monkees History: Interview
Micky Dolenz discusses the influences of musicals and Mike Nesmith on a newly released concert recording.
Why Nelson Changed Their Name to Power Tool for ‘Bill and Ted’
Matthew and Gunnar Nelson recall how the future chart-toppers came up with a fake moniker so their song could appear in hit movie.
Michael McDonald Explains Ted Templeman’s ‘Melting Pot’ Approach
Doobie Brothers singer discusses producer's work method in exclusive interview.
Hall and Oates Are Seven Songs Into a New Album
Daryl Hall says he and John Oates are collaborating with Dutch multi-instrumentalist and producer Jett Rebel.
Nick Mason Celebrates Pink Floyd’s Early Years With New Film: Exclusive Interview
Saucerful of Secrets presents a "deep cuts" kind of show that fans often wish for, and yet rarely get.
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.
Moody Blues’ John Lodge Recalls Dawn of Prog-Rock: Interview
The pioneering bassist recalls pushing the boundaries of technology and sound.
Patrick Simmons Says Ex-Doobie Brothers Would Be Part of Rock Hall Induction
If band gets nod, past members are invited to join group onstage at ceremony.
Joe Elliott’s Down ‘n’ Outz Move Past Mott With Third LP
Def Leppard singer talks about his side project in new interview.