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.
Why Dusty Hill Can’t Watch ‘This Is Spinal Tap’
Experiences with elaborate stage productions means bassist can't enjoy the great '80s comedy.
How Director Sam Dunn Unlocked the Mystery of ZZ Top: Exclusive Interview
Nationwide screenings of 'ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas' are being held this month in conjunction with the group's 50th anniversary tour.
ZZ Top Wrote ‘Tush’ While ‘Farting Around’ at Soundcheck
Dusty Hill talks about the creation of band's first Top 40 hit.
Chris Robinson Eyes Return to Solo Work After Short Break: Exclusive Interview
The former Black Crowes frontman tells us he's already made some progress on a handful of songs.
Alice Cooper Talks About Resurrecting Lost Catalog Classics: Exclusive Interview
Rocker makes room in new set lists for some little-heard songs.
Listen to Jesse Dayton’s Cover of AC/DC’s ‘Whole Lotta Rosie': Exclusive Premiere
Americana singer-songwriter gives band's ode to big-boned woman a workout.
25 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Finds a Kindred Spirit With Chris Cornell
The late Soundgarden frontman collaborated on two songs from 1994's 'The Last Temptation.'
How Chris Robinson Patched Things Up After Aerosmith Controversy
The former Black Crowes frontman memorably accused Steven Tyler of touring with backing tapes.
Watch Doobie Brothers Play ‘Long Train Runnin” Live: Exclusive
Band classic gets onstage update from new 'Live at the Beacon Theatre' set.
Listen to Cheap Trick’s Cover of Nilsson’s ‘Ambush': Premiere
Song comes from upcoming tribute LP to late, great singer-songwriter.
Kansas Announce Special New York Show, Plan New Music
Band will play its two most popular albums at the Beacon in December.
Rickey Medlocke Plans New Music With Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackfoot: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist reflects on legendary band's farewell tour and future plans.