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.
Exploring the Touring History of Rush: Exclusive Interview
Skip Daly and Eric Hansen's 'Wandering the Face of the Earth' tackles the mammoth task of documenting close to five decades of road work.
Rob Halford Still Wants to Do a Blues Album: Exclusive Interview
Success of 'Celestial' holiday album with his family has caused him to revisit a "bucket list" project.
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.
Rob Halford Says Rock Hall Is Ready for a ‘Blast of Metal’
Judas Priest singer dishes on all things Hall of Fame in new and exclusive interview.
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.
Drummer Steve Gorman Looks Back at Black Crowes’ Legacy: Interview
Former band member talks about his favorite group album, the record they shelved and why he's not mad anymore.
Joe Elliott’s Down ‘n’ Outz Move Past Mott With Third LP
Def Leppard singer talks about his side project in new interview.
James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Recalls Opening for Ginger Baker and Cream
Drummer remembers late legend and impact his band had on his career.
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.
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.