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.
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.
Dusty Hill Remembers Causing Trouble on ‘Back to the Future III’ Set: Exclusive Interview
Dusty Hill recalls the night when ZZ Top shot their cameo in 'Back to the Future III.'
ZZ Top Wrote ‘Tush’ While ‘Farting Around’ at Soundcheck
Dusty Hill talks about the creation of band's first Top 40 hit.
Chris Robinson Eyes Return to Solo Work After Short Break: Exclusive Interview
The former Black Crowes frontman tells us he's already made some progress on a handful of songs.
Alice Cooper Talks About Resurrecting Lost Catalog Classics: Exclusive Interview
Rocker makes room in new set lists for some little-heard songs.
25 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Finds a Kindred Spirit With Chris Cornell
The late Soundgarden frontman collaborated on two songs from 1994's 'The Last Temptation.'
How Chris Robinson Patched Things Up After Aerosmith Controversy
The former Black Crowes frontman memorably accused Steven Tyler of touring with backing tapes.
Watch Doobie Brothers Play ‘Long Train Runnin” Live: Exclusive
Band classic gets onstage update from new 'Live at the Beacon Theatre' set.
Linda Ronstadt Admits She Wasn’t Ready for Early Stint With Neil Young: Exclusive Intervie…
She initially gained national exposure while singing backup on "Heart of Gold," the chart-topping single from 1972's 'Harvest.'
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.