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.
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.'
Watch Def Leppard’s New ‘We All Need Christmas’ Video
Joe Elliott says song is "cool, not overly sappy."
Alice Cooper Reflects on Rock Hall Induction, Looks to Future: Exclusive Interview
Veteran rocker looks back on past achievements but isn't done yet.
30 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Promotes ‘Trash’ With a Garbage Truck
Arguing that "all good rock n' roll is trash," Alice Cooper came up with a unique way to promote his 1989 album. However, the plan went awry in Dallas.
Jackyl’s Jesse James Dupree Calls AC/DC ‘Force of Nature’
Singer shares a couple of exclusive stories about what 'Back in Black' means to him.
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.
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."
Jackyl’s Jesse James Dupree Celebrates 25 Years of Chainsaw-Driven Rock ‘n’ Roll
Inside the station was Jackyl, with their wild-man leader, Jesse James Dupree, with chainsaw in hand, cranking through another rendition of the fan favorite “The Lumberjack.”
Guitarist John 5 Recalls Meeting Judas Priest’s Rob Halford: Exclusive Video Premiere
Some of rock’s greatest unsung heroes get the headlining slot in the new documentary Hired Gun: Out of the Shadows, Into the Spotlight.
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.