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.
Dee Snider Reveals Surprise COVID Diagnosis: Exclusive Interview
Former Twisted Sister frontman is uncertain about doing in-person events as new variant ramps up.
When Grand Funk Lived With Todd Rundgren and Frank Zappa: Exclusive Interview
Drummer Don Brewer discusses a pair of very offbeat roommates from the '70s.
Kiss and Cinderella Keyboardist Gary Corbett Dies
Touring musician also worked with Ian Hunter and Cyndi Lauper.
Was Sammy Hagar Really Invited to Join the Grateful Dead?
"Hey man, Sammy," band leader reportedly said, "I really dig your s---."
Alex Lifeson’s Early Guitars: ‘We Didn’t Have a Lot of Money’
Rush guitarist looks back at some of his favorite instruments.
Why ‘A Different Kind of Truth’ Will Be Van Halen’s Last Album: Exclusive Interview
Eddie Van Halen once suggested they had sketched out as many as 35 demos during the original sessions.
The Night Steven Seagal Opened for Sammy Hagar
Martial-arts movie star made $1,000 for a one-off appearance in Phoenix.
Pearl Jam Guitarist Says Stevie Ray Vaughan Changed His Life
Mike McCready was about to quit music before bluesman changed his mind.
Grand Funk Railroad Feed Off Crowd’s Energy At First Concert Back
Don Brewer and Bruce Kulick discuss going back on tour.
Alex Lifeson Says There’s No Urgency for New Music With Geddy Lee
"He's my absolute best friend and always was. That's not going to change."