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.
Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott: Don’t Get Too Excited About Rock Hall
Singer cautions fans on the band's chances of getting into the Hall of Fame.
Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston Looks Back: Exclusive Interview
Band leader reflects on more than four decades of hits, tours and songwriting.
Alice Cooper Reflects on Rock Hall Induction, Looks to Future: Exclusive Interview
Veteran rocker looks back on past achievements but isn't done yet.
Jackyl’s Jesse James Dupree Calls AC/DC ‘Force of Nature’
Singer shares a couple of exclusive stories about what 'Back in Black' means to him.
Nils Lofgren Celebrates Nearly 50 Years With Neil Young
The recent announcement that Nils Lofgren would be stepping in to play guitar with Neil Young for the upcoming Crazy Horse gigs adds another chapter to a long-running relationship.
Robin Zander Looks Back at Cheap Trick’s Rock Hall Induction: ‘I Was Nervous as Hell’
We spoke with Robin Zander about the night Cheap Trick were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Robin Zander Says a New Cheap Trick Album Is Coming This Year: Exclusive Interview
After going seven years without a new release, Cheap Trick put out three records in as many years. Singer Robin Zander says even more music is on the way.
Here’s How You Can Score a Piece of Pearl Jam History
Pearl Jam fans can purchase rare original cell and storyboard materials from the celebrated video for "Do the Evolution."
Mick Jones Has Unreleased Foreigner Songs He’d Like to Finish With Lou Gramm: Exclusive In…
Looking across the 40-year history of Foreigner, the creative partnership that Mick Jones and Lou Gramm shared is one that's had quite a few twists and turns.
The History of REO Speedwagon’s Blockbuster ‘Hi Infidelity’
When REO Speedwagon started work on the album that would become 'Hi Infidelity,' they had no idea that they were on the edge of monster commercial success.