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.
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Virtual concert with Judas Priest's Richie Faulkner takes place on Friday.
How Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp Ended Up Doing Pink Floyd Songs: Exclusive Interview
Nick Mason discusses their earliest jams together in Saucerful of Secrets band and the prospect of a new studio album.
Dee Snider Picks His Favorite Live Albums
AC/DC, Kiss and UFO are among the Twisted Sister frontman's go-to concert LPs.
Why Nelson Changed Their Name to Power Tool for ‘Bill and Ted’
Matthew and Gunnar Nelson recall how the future chart-toppers came up with a fake moniker so their song could appear in hit movie.
Nick Mason Celebrates Pink Floyd’s Early Years With New Film: Exclusive Interview
Saucerful of Secrets presents a "deep cuts" kind of show that fans often wish for, and yet rarely get.
Exploring the Touring History of Rush: Exclusive Interview
Skip Daly and Eric Hansen's 'Wandering the Face of the Earth' tackles the mammoth task of documenting close to five decades of road work.
Rock Hall Celebrates Guitars and More in ‘Play It Loud’ Exhibit
A new display focuses on instruments that helped shape rock 'n' roll through the years.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali Opens Up About His Cancer Diagnosis
We spoke with the drummer about his fight with pancreatic cancer.
Why ZZ Top Went Behind Their Producer’s Back to Finish ‘Afterburner’
Album continued their new multi-platinum streak, despite the fact that it wasn't as critically well received.
Doobie Brothers Plan Vegas Residency and New Music for 2020
Patrick Simmons runs down what band has in store for next year.
Rob Halford Says Rock Hall Is Ready for a ‘Blast of Metal’
Judas Priest singer dishes on all things Hall of Fame in new and exclusive interview.