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.
How Eels Helped Steve Perry Find ‘Emotional Honesty’ in His Music
Singer explains how performing with the alternative band influenced his new material.
Former Mick Jagger Guitarist Jimmy Rip Returns With New Music
An exclusive interview with the artist whose career spans almost four decades.
Doobie Brothers Plan Vegas Residency and New Music for 2020
Patrick Simmons runs down what band has in store for next year.
In His Mind, George Thorogood’s Already in the Rock Hall of Fame
The respect of his peers and adulation from the crowd means more to the blues guitarist than induction.
ZZ Top Wrote ‘Tush’ While ‘Farting Around’ at Soundcheck
Dusty Hill talks about the creation of band's first Top 40 hit.
Kansas Announce Special New York Show, Plan New Music
Band will play its two most popular albums at the Beacon in December.
Why Dennis DeYoung’s Next Album Will Finally Sound More Like Styx: Exclusive Interview
A just-released collaboration with Survivor alum Jim Peterik provides a preview of new music to come.
Alice Cooper Details Revamped Tour, Upcoming New Music: Exclusive Interview
The legendary shock-rocker's next run of solo dates are cleverly dubbed "Ol' Black Eyes Is Back."
Nils Lofgren on New Neil Young and Lou Reed Collaborations: Exclusive Interview
A new solo tour is also on his calendar.
Joe Satriani Talks Jimi Hendrix Influence and Legacy: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist reflects on original guitar hero's inspiration over the years.