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.
Tom Petty Shares 40 Years of History at Mountain Jam
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers brought their milestone anniversary tour to Mountain Jam.
Styx Return to the Past and Look to the Future With New Album: Exclusive Interview
When you lay your hands on The Mission, the first studio album from Styx in 14 years, you’ll hear something that’s a bit rare these days.
Gov’t Mule Stir New ‘Revolution’ on the Road and in the Studio: Exclusive Interview
Gov’t Mule's new album Revolution Come ... Revolution Go covers a lot of ground.
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.
Listen to Mr. Big’s New Song, ‘1992’: Exclusive Premiere
As Mr. Big approach their 30th anniversary, the band is taking the opportunity to look back.
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.
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.
Phil Ehart of Kansas Says He’s ‘Impressed’ and ‘Flattered’ by Anthrax’s ‘Carry on Wayward …
“With the internet today, I’ve been sent like 500 different emails with it in there."