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.
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.
John Lodge on Moody Blues: ‘I Don’t Want That Music to Die’
Artist reveals the highs and lows of revisiting band's material following the death of Ray Thomas in new interview.
Drummer Steve Gorman Won’t Be Part of Black Crowes Reunion
As 30th anniversary of debut approaches, and rumors heat up, at least one member won't be around for celebrations.
James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Recalls Opening for Ginger Baker and Cream
Drummer remembers late legend and impact his band had on his career.
Joe Elliott Reflects on Jamming With Ian Hunter and Brian May: Exclusive Interview
Singer talks about performing "All the Young Dudes" with some of his heroes.
Rob Halford Preps Memoir for 2020 Release: Exclusive Interview
Judas Priest frontman looks to provide "full disclosure" in his look-back at life.
George Thorogood Remembers Playing 50 States in 50 Days: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist recalls his ambitious 1981 tour and how he made it big playing blues.