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.
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.
Rob Halford Still Wants to Do a Blues Album: Exclusive Interview
Success of 'Celestial' holiday album with his family has caused him to revisit a "bucket list" project.
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.
INXS Revisit ‘The Biggest Pub Gig’ They Ever Played: Interview
Guitarist Tim Farriss recalls band's massive 1991 performance at Wembley Stadium in exclusive chat.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
Jim Peterik Says Ides of March’s Look Back Provided a Road Forward
Massive 'Last Band Standing' box set revealed important insights for their new album 'Play On.'
Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali Opens Up About His Cancer Diagnosis
We spoke with the drummer about his fight with pancreatic cancer.
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.
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.
Moody Blues’ John Lodge Recalls Dawn of Prog-Rock: Interview
The pioneering bassist recalls pushing the boundaries of technology and sound.