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.
Pearl Jam Guitarist Says Stevie Ray Vaughan Changed His Life
Mike McCready was about to quit music before bluesman changed his mind.
Rejuvenated Sammy Hagar Now in the ‘Middle of a Writing Spree’
Ex-Van Halen frontman hopes to record with Dave Cobb, who's produced music for Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton, among others.
Micky Dolenz Recalls the Monkees’ ‘Weird’ Tour With Jimi Hendrix
He thought "theatrical" nature of psychedelic band would be a good match.
Alex Lifeson Says Another Tour Probably Isn’t ‘in My Cards’
Initially, he felt Rush were wrapping up things prematurely when they came off the road in 2015.
REO Speedwagon Hit ‘Reset Button’ With First Post-COVID Concert
Band also paid tribute to late guitarist Gary Richrath.
Grand Funk Railroad Feed Off Crowd’s Energy At First Concert Back
Don Brewer and Bruce Kulick discuss going back on tour.
Alex Lifeson Says ‘There’s No Way Rush Will Ever Exist Again’
Band won't continue because Neil Peart "is not here to be a part of it."
Alex Lifeson Says There’s No Urgency for New Music With Geddy Lee
"He's my absolute best friend and always was. That's not going to change."
Styx ‘Make Some Noise’ With First Post-COVID Concerts
New album added "extra effervescence" to band's return to live music.
Styx’s ‘Crash of the Crown’ Could Have Been a Double Album
Guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw discusses band's new album in exclusive interview with UCR.