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.
Paul Stanley on Soul Station: ‘I Don’t Stay In Any Lane’
In an exclusive interview with UCR, the Kiss frontman details his voyage into the world of soul.
How Eels Helped Steve Perry Find ‘Emotional Honesty’ in His Music
Singer explains how performing with the alternative band influenced his new material.
How Steve Perry Finally Accepted His Aging Voice: Exclusive Interview
Ex-Journey singer is working to overcome a "love/hate relationship sometimes with my own vocal abilities or shortcomings."
How Steve Perry Is Gearing Up for the ‘Next Phase': Interview
Ex-Journey singer is back in a bunker-like studio at work on the follow up to 'Traces.'
Don Dokken Moves Forward by Looking Back: Interview
“I didn’t have any desire to just keep writing ‘Breakin’ the Chains.'"
Steve Perry Admits Van Halen ‘Cleaned Our Clocks’ on Journey Tour: Exclusive Interview
Mutual admiration led to an invite to collaborate after the departure of David Lee Roth.
Hear Metal Artists Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rhiannon’ for Charity
Mark Menghi gathers some friends for a new take on old classic.
How Nick Mason Brought Back a Lost Pink Floyd Song: Exclusive Interview
Syd Barrett's "Vegetable Man" sat unfinished and unreleased for decades.
No, Micky Dolenz Did Not Pour a Coke Over Don Kirshner’s Head: Exclusive Interview
As the group grew more confident, its relationship with the producer inevitably deteriorated.
How Linda Ronstadt Broke Out With a Rejected Monkees Classic: Exclusive Interview
The band didn't start out recording their own material, but it wasn't because they didn't have any.
Dan Baird and Stan Lynch Team Up for New LP: Interview
Ex-Georgia Satellites frontman and the Heartbreakers' former drummer get cooking as the Chefs.
Michael McDonald Shares New Music and Is Prepping More: Interview
Singer unveils cover of "What the World Needs Now Is Love" as summer tour plans with Doobie Brothers are put on hold.