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.
How Chris Robinson Patched Things Up After Aerosmith Controversy
The former Black Crowes frontman memorably accused Steven Tyler of touring with backing tapes.
Listen to Cheap Trick’s Cover of Nilsson’s ‘Ambush': Premiere
Song comes from upcoming tribute LP to late, great singer-songwriter.
Lou Gramm Looks Back on His Early Days With Foreigner: Exclusive Interview
Former singer recalls early tour with band.
Lou Gramm Didn’t Expect Foreigner Reunion: Exclusive Interview
Former singer says recent shows with band were "so awesome."
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.
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.