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.
Listen to Supersonic Blues Machine’s ‘Hard Times': Premiere
Supersonic Blues Machine aren't about to let summer come to an end.
Trevor Rabin Says New Music With Former Yes Bandmates ‘Just Taking a Long Time': Exclusive…
Progressive rock fans were happy to see the long-discussed reunion of former Yes members Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin come together in 2016.
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.
35 Years Ago: Survivor Follow ‘Rocky III’ Success With ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Album
As the members of Survivor began preparations for their third album, they knew they still had a lot to prove.
The 10 Best Things We Saw at Mountain Jam: Day Three
Another year of Mountain Jam is in the books, and it went by in a flash.
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.
Gov’t Mule Stir New ‘Revolution’ on the Road and in the Studio: Exclusive Interview
Gov’t Mule's new album Revolution Come ... Revolution Go covers a lot of ground.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Recalls ‘Letting Off Steam’ With His Guitar: Exclusive Interview
Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience promises four days of “guitar magic.” Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen will be there this year.
Watch ‘Coming Backwards,’ the New Video From Mike Peters & the Alarm: Exclusive Premiere
Diffuser is pleased to premiere "Coming Backwards," the new single from Mike Peters & the Alarm.
John Oates on Jamming With Mick Jagger and Tina Turner, His New Book and More: Exclusive I…
When you spend 50 years doing anything, you’re almost guaranteed to walk away with a good story to tell. And that’s certainly the case with John Oates.
Alice Cooper Guitarist Nita Strauss Talks About New Solo Album and Working With a Legend: …
For Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss, getting the opportunity to be a part of the She Rocks album was a big thrill on a couple of different levels.
Foreigner Plan ‘Real Celebration’ With 40th Anniversary Tour: Exclusive Interview
When Mick Jones looks back on the release of the first Foreigner album from 1977, it’s a period of time he remembers as one that left his head spinning.