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."
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.
Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston Looks Back: Exclusive Interview
Band leader reflects on more than four decades of hits, tours and songwriting.
Watch Mark Farner’s New ‘Can’t Stop’ Video: Exclusive Premiere
Former Grand Funk frontman steps out with new solo song.
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.
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.
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.
AC/DC’s Cheap Trick Connection: Malcolm Young Was the ‘Main Man’
Some of the memories are funny, while others are outrageous, but all of them point to the deep connection shared by AC/DC and Cheap Trick.
Why David Coverdale Couldn’t Wait to Remix ‘Whitesnake,’ and What’s Next: Exclusive Interv…
A 30th-anniversary box-set reissue of Whitesnake's 1987 self-titled breakthrough album gave David Coverdale plenty of opportunities to reflect.