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.
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.
Michael McDonald Was ‘So Stoned’ While Watching ‘SCTV’ Sketch About Himself
News that Martin Scorsese will direct an upcoming Netflix reunion special about 'SCTV' is the perfect reason to revisit one of the most classic moments from the program.
Robin Zander Says a New Cheap Trick Album Is Coming This Year: Exclusive Interview
After going seven years without a new release, Cheap Trick put out three records in as many years. Singer Robin Zander says even more music is on the way.
Here’s How You Can Score a Piece of Pearl Jam History
Pearl Jam fans can purchase rare original cell and storyboard materials from the celebrated video for "Do the Evolution."
Watch Dokken’s New Video, ‘It’s Just Another Day': Exclusive Premiere
When the classic lineup of Dokken got back together in late 2016 for a short run of reunion tour dates, it once again proved you should never say never.
Eric Johnson Says He ‘Just Killed’ Himself Making Breakthrough LP
As Eric Johnson’s 1990 breakthrough album 'Ah Via Musicom' edges toward its 30th anniversary, the Austin guitarist is ready to pull back the curtain a bit.
Listen to Joe Satriani’s ‘Headrush': Exclusive Premiere
Even though Joe Satriani had never worked with Glenn Hughes, they both knew it was only a matter of time before they got together.
Jesse James Dupree on Malcolm Young: ‘A Force to Reckon With’
Jackyl singer Jesse James Dupree is among many in the rock world mourning the loss of AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young.
AC/DC’s Cheap Trick Connection: Malcolm Young Was the ‘Main Man’
Some of the memories are funny, while others are outrageous, but all of them point to the deep connection shared by AC/DC and Cheap Trick.
Kansas Look to the Future: Exclusive Interview
When Kansas hit the road in the fall of 2016 for a series of shows featuring a full-album performance of their classic 'Leftoverture' album, it was a carrot to get people in the door.
Bruce Dickinson Recalls Iron Maiden’s Early Onstage Battles
As Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson details in his new book, the band was up against the wall when it started work on what would become their third album.