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.
The Story Behind Eddie Van Halen’s Favorite Mammoth WVH Song
The proud father loved Wolfgang's debut LP, but one track in particular stood out.
Wolfgang Van Halen: ‘It’s an Honor’ to Open for Guns N’ Roses
Mammoth WVH mastermind recalls hearing 'Appetite for Destruction' for the first time.
Hear Metal Artists Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rhiannon’ for Charity
Mark Menghi gathers some friends for a new take on old classic.
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.
When Alice Cooper Promoted ‘Trash’ From a Garbage Truck
He came up with a unique way to promote his 1989 album, but the plan went awry in Texas.
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."