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.
Of Course, Alice Cooper Promoted ‘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.
Night Ranger Search for ‘Truth’ in New Song: Exclusive Video Premiere
We've got an exclusive look at the band's new video.
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.
Exploring the ‘Twilight of the Gods’ of Classic Rock With Steven Hyden: Exclusive Intervie…
A new book looks at the current state of classic rock. We spoke with its author, Steven Hyden.
Nils Lofgren Celebrates Nearly 50 Years With Neil Young
The recent announcement that Nils Lofgren would be stepping in to play guitar with Neil Young for the upcoming Crazy Horse gigs adds another chapter to a long-running relationship.
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.
Robin Zander Looks Back at Cheap Trick’s Rock Hall Induction: ‘I Was Nervous as Hell’
We spoke with Robin Zander about the night Cheap Trick were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Stryper Say Fans Will Get New LP ‘With or Without Walmart’
Walmart is refusing to stock the new Stryper album, 'God Damn Evil,' citing "concerns over the album title." Frontman Michael Sweet says that's just fine.
Michael McDonald Was ‘So Stoned’ While Watching ‘SCTV’ Sketch About Himself
News that Martin Scorsese will direct an upcoming Netflix reunion special about 'SCTV' is the perfect reason to revisit one of the most classic moments from the program.
Robin Zander Says a New Cheap Trick Album Is Coming This Year: Exclusive Interview
After going seven years without a new release, Cheap Trick put out three records in as many years. Singer Robin Zander says even more music is on the way.