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.
Doobie Brothers Plan Vegas Residency and New Music for 2020
Patrick Simmons runs down what band has in store for next year.
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.
Watch Carmine Appice’s ‘Nobody Knew’ Video Featuring Brian May: Premiere
Drummer debuts new clip with a guest shot by Queen guitarist.
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.
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.
How Director Sam Dunn Unlocked the Mystery of ZZ Top: Exclusive Interview
Nationwide screenings of 'ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas' are being held this month in conjunction with the group's 50th anniversary tour.
Why Dusty Hill Can’t Watch ‘This Is Spinal Tap’
Experiences with elaborate stage productions means bassist can't enjoy the great '80s comedy.