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.
Hear Kansas’ New Live Version of ‘Dust in the Wind': Premiere
After spending more than a year touring to celebrate the 40th anniversary of 'Leftoverture,' Kansas will commemorate the experience with the release of 'Leftoverture Live & Beyond,'
Why David Coverdale Couldn’t Wait to Remix ‘Whitesnake,’ and What’s Next: Exclusive Interv…
A 30th-anniversary box-set reissue of Whitesnake's 1987 self-titled breakthrough album gave David Coverdale plenty of opportunities to reflect.
Carl Palmer Surveys Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s Legacy: ‘This Music Is Here to Stay’
On the road this summer, drummer Carl Palmer had to figure out how to summarize Emerson, Lake & Palmer's career in a 30-minute set.
Steve Miller and Peter Frampton Celebrate Nearly 50 Years of Friendship at Mountain Jam
Steve Miller and Peter Frampton performed at Mountain Jam over the weekend.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Recalls ‘Letting Off Steam’ With His Guitar: Exclusive Interview
Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience promises four days of “guitar magic.” Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen will be there this year.
Deep Purple’s Ian Paice Says There’s ‘No Logic to Anything That Goes on in Our Business': …
Ian Paice reflects on Deep Purple's new album, legacy and the record business.
Alice Cooper Guitarist Nita Strauss Talks About New Solo Album and Working With a Legend: …
For Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss, getting the opportunity to be a part of the She Rocks album was a big thrill on a couple of different levels.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Recalls the ‘Tremendous’ Period That Fueled ‘Turbo’
Turbo caused a lot of debate with Judas Priest fans when it was released.
Dee Snider Takes Sides In Van Halen Feud: ‘Eddie’s Out Of His Mind’
Dee Snider has never been shy about commenting on the state of rock, and the things rockers do. This time, he's taking aim at Van Halen.
Kiss Mostly – But Not Entirely – Play Nice During Rock Hall Induction Speeches
Kiss kept the drama to a minimum during their Rock Hall induction speech -- but make no mistake, a few verbal punches were thrown.