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.
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.'
Alice Cooper Details Revamped Tour, Upcoming New Music: Exclusive Interview
The legendary shock-rocker's next run of solo dates are cleverly dubbed "Ol' Black Eyes Is Back."
Listen to Joe Satriani’s ‘Headrush': Exclusive Premiere
Even though Joe Satriani had never worked with Glenn Hughes, they both knew it was only a matter of time before they got together.
The History of REO Speedwagon’s Blockbuster ‘Hi Infidelity’
When REO Speedwagon started work on the album that would become 'Hi Infidelity,' they had no idea that they were on the edge of monster commercial success.
AC/DC’s Cheap Trick Connection: Malcolm Young Was the ‘Main Man’
Some of the memories are funny, while others are outrageous, but all of them point to the deep connection shared by AC/DC and Cheap Trick.
Kansas Look to the Future: Exclusive Interview
When Kansas hit the road in the fall of 2016 for a series of shows featuring a full-album performance of their classic 'Leftoverture' album, it was a carrot to get people in the door.
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.
Tom Petty Shares 40 Years of History at Mountain Jam
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers brought their milestone anniversary tour to Mountain Jam.
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.