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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Joe Elliott’s Down ‘n’ Outz Move Past Mott With Third LP
Def Leppard singer talks about his side project in new interview.