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.
Def Leppard Announce New ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency
Band returns to city for a dozen dates this year.
Watch Def Leppard’s New ‘We All Need Christmas’ Video
Joe Elliott says song is "cool, not overly sappy."
Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott: Don’t Get Too Excited About Rock Hall
Singer cautions fans on the band's chances of getting into the Hall of Fame.
‘He Will Lie About Anything': Producer Joe Hardy’s Wild Ride With ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons
Collaborator talks about more than 30 years of work with the ZZ Top frontman in an exclusive interview.
Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston Looks Back: Exclusive Interview
Band leader reflects on more than four decades of hits, tours and songwriting.
Alice Cooper Reflects on Rock Hall Induction, Looks to Future: Exclusive Interview
Veteran rocker looks back on past achievements but isn't done yet.
Night Ranger Search for ‘Truth’ in New Song: Exclusive Video Premiere
We've got an exclusive look at the band's new video.
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.
Mick Jones Has Unreleased Foreigner Songs He’d Like to Finish With Lou Gramm: Exclusive In…
Looking across the 40-year history of Foreigner, the creative partnership that Mick Jones and Lou Gramm shared is one that's had quite a few twists and turns.
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.
Toto Preview New Music From ’40 Trips Around the Sun’ Set
After revealing their initial 40th anniversary plans earlier this year, Toto have announced details regarding their new compilation, '40 Trips Around the Sun.'
Chris Hillman Recalls Working With Tom Petty: ‘He Put His Heart and Soul Into It’
More than a half century after he made his first record as a member of the Byrds, singer-songwriter Chris Hillman figured that he might be done adding chapters to his impressive discography.