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.
Styx’s Ricky Phillips Talks New Music, Touring and More: Exclusive Interview
Back in the day when Styx bassist Ricky Phillips was on the road, touring was a lot different compared to the technology-loaded perks that bands enjoy these days.
25 Years Ago: Tesla Reach Their Peak With ‘Psychotic Supper’
A look back at Tesla's 1991 album 'Psychotic Supper.'
How Chris Robinson Found A ‘Harmonic Place’ With His New Brotherhood Album: Exclusive Inte…
"Do I want to sound like the modern stuff that’s on the radio? I don’t. That’s not important to me..."
30 Years Ago: Steve Hackett and Steve Howe Unite for ‘GTR’
Steve Howe of Yes and Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett came together in 1986 for 'GTR.'
Listen to Tesla’s New Song, ‘Save That Goodness': Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock presents the exclusive premiere of “Save That Goodness,” a brand new song by Tesla that was written by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen.
Former Motley Crue Singer John Corabi Talks New Live Album, Mick Mars Collaboration and Mo…
One of our favorite concert experiences of 2015 was getting the chance to see former Mötley Crüe vocalist John Corabi perform the self-titled Mötley Crüe album in its entirety.
Bun E. Carlos Talks New Solo Album, Cheap Trick and More: Exclusive Interview
It was back in the ‘70s when Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos first had the idea of cutting an album of his favorite songs with the help of his rock 'n' roll pals.
Former Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo One Year Later: ‘I’m So Grateful I Woke Up’ – Exclu…
Ultimate Classic Rock spoke with the former Journey drummer on the anniversary of his sobriety.
Toto’s Steve Porcaro Talks About His New Debut Solo Album: Exclusive Interview
The birth of Someday/Somehow, the debut solo release from Toto co-founder Steve Porcaro wasn’t something that came together overnight.
Listen to ‘Hell Is on Fire’ by Whitford/St. Holmes: Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to have the premiere of 'Hell Is on Fire,' the first song by the combination of Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes since 1982.
Chris Robinson on Bringing the ‘California Cosmic Dance Floor’ to Mountain Jam: Exclusive …
We spoke with Chris Robinson in advance of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood's performance at Mountain Jam 2016.
Warren Haynes Looks Forward to a ‘Very Memorable Few Days’ at Mountain Jam: Exclusive Inte…
Mountain Jam has been rolling for more than a decade -- 2016 marks the 12th year for the festival.