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.
Alice Cooper Reflects on Rock Hall Induction, Looks to Future: Exclusive Interview
Veteran rocker looks back on past achievements but isn't done yet.
Bruce Dickinson Recalls Iron Maiden’s Early Onstage Battles
As Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson details in his new book, the band was up against the wall when it started work on what would become their third album.
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.
Styx Return to the Past and Look to the Future With New Album: Exclusive Interview
When you lay your hands on The Mission, the first studio album from Styx in 14 years, you’ll hear something that’s a bit rare these days.
Deep Purple’s Ian Paice Says There’s ‘No Logic to Anything That Goes on in Our Business': …
Ian Paice reflects on Deep Purple's new album, legacy and the record business.
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.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Recalls the ‘Tremendous’ Period That Fueled ‘Turbo’
Turbo caused a lot of debate with Judas Priest fans when it was released.
Mike Portnoy on Touring With Classic Rock Legends, His Favorite Rush Covers and More: Excl…
Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy had a busy year on the road, staying occupied behind the kit with a multitude of live dates.
Rick Wakeman on Reuniting the ‘Holy Trinity of Yes': Exclusive Interview
A quarter century after they shared the stage as members of Yes, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are coming back together for a tour this fall.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Is ‘Hell Bent’ for Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp: Exclusive Interv…
Long before Rob Halford of Judas Priest became known as the “Metal God,” he was just another young struggling musician who had his own dreams of future success.