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.
Concert Promoter Mike Belkin Dishes on the Doors: ‘Where’s Jim?’
Born in the back room of his family’s business, Mike Belkin and his brother Jules started to put together the first pieces of their future concert promotions empire in the mid '60s.
Trevor Rabin Says New Music With Former Yes Bandmates ‘Just Taking a Long Time': Exclusive…
Progressive rock fans were happy to see the long-discussed reunion of former Yes members Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin come together in 2016.
Chris Hillman Recalls Working With Tom Petty: ‘He Put His Heart and Soul Into It’
More than a half century after he made his first record as a member of the Byrds, singer-songwriter Chris Hillman figured that he might be done adding chapters to his impressive discography.
David Coverdale Says ‘I Thought I Was Done’ Before Whitesnake’s Breakthrough: Exclusive In…
At first glance, it’s the incredible commercial success of Whitesnake's self-titled album from 1987 that sticks out.
Great White Come Full Circle With New Album: Exclusive Interview
It was a chance encounter on a boat that brought the members of Great White back in contact with producer Michael Wagener.
Phil Ehart on Kansas’ Resurgence: ‘We’re Going to Try to Stay on That Roll’
Kansas' drummer says they're going to record another album and play all of 'Point of Know Return' on an upcoming tour.
Tommy Shaw Shares the Secrets Behind Styx’s New ‘Mission': Exclusive Interview
Styx fans got a somewhat unexpected surprise when the band announced the upcoming release of a new studio album, The Mission.
John Oates on Jamming With Mick Jagger and Tina Turner, His New Book and More: Exclusive I…
When you spend 50 years doing anything, you’re almost guaranteed to walk away with a good story to tell. And that’s certainly the case with John Oates.
Night Ranger’s Jack Blades Talks New Music: ‘We Can Do Whatever We Want’
'Don't Let Up' is the 12th studio project from Night Ranger, and one that’s appropriately named.
Watch Kansas’ New Video for ‘Rhythm in the Spirit': Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock presents the exclusive premiere of Kansas' latest single and video.
Kansas Find New Beginning With First Album in 16 Years: Exclusive Interview
Anybody who has seen a Kansas show in the past couple years has been witness to a renewed excitement and vigor within the group that shines through in its performances.
Dee Snider Says There Was Always More to Twisted Sister Than a ‘Couple of Funny Videos': E…
Is Twisted Sister's 'Forty and F– It' tour really the end? Dee Snider, as you might imagine, has some colorful things to say.