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.
Watch Def Leppard’s New ‘We All Need Christmas’ Video
Joe Elliott says song is "cool, not overly sappy."
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.
‘He Will Lie About Anything': Producer Joe Hardy’s Wild Ride With ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons
Collaborator talks about more than 30 years of work with the ZZ Top frontman in an exclusive interview.
Alice Cooper Reflects on Rock Hall Induction, Looks to Future: Exclusive Interview
Veteran rocker looks back on past achievements but isn't done yet.
Of Course, Alice Cooper Promoted ‘Trash’ With a Garbage Truck
Arguing that "all good rock n' roll is trash," Alice Cooper came up with a unique way to promote his 1989 album. However, the plan went awry in Dallas.
Night Ranger Search for ‘Truth’ in New Song: Exclusive Video Premiere
We've got an exclusive look at the band's new video.
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.
Exploring the ‘Twilight of the Gods’ of Classic Rock With Steven Hyden: Exclusive Intervie…
A new book looks at the current state of classic rock. We spoke with its author, Steven Hyden.
Stryper Bridge the Past and Present on ‘God Damn Evil’
Stryper frontman Michael Sweet talks about the band's new album, 'God Damn Evil,' in an exclusive interview.
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.