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.
Watch Def Leppard’s New ‘We All Need Christmas’ Video
Joe Elliott says song is "cool, not overly sappy."
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.
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."
Carl Palmer Surveys Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s Legacy: ‘This Music Is Here to Stay’
On the road this summer, drummer Carl Palmer had to figure out how to summarize Emerson, Lake & Palmer's career in a 30-minute set.
Guitarist Gary Pihl Recalls the Day Sammy Hagar Broke Up the Band: Exclusive Interview
Boston celebrated their 40th anniversary as a group last year. Guitarist Gary Pihl has been with them for a good chunk of that time.
Vivian Campbell Reveals the ‘Upside of Music Piracy’ for Def Leppard: Exclusive Interview
It’s now been 25 years since guitarist Vivian Campbell joined Def Leppard.
Night Ranger’s Kelly Keagy Returns Following Heart Surgery: Exclusive Interview and Video
Now nearly 35 years into their career, Night Ranger have been on a creative run with their past three albums, including their latest, Don’t Let Up, which was released earlier this year.
The 10 Best Things We Saw at Mountain Jam: Day One
The music, atmosphere and food provided many highlights at the first day of Mountain Jam.
Great White Come Full Circle With New Album: Exclusive Interview
It was a chance encounter on a boat that brought the members of Great White back in contact with producer Michael Wagener.
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.