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.
Robin Zander Says a New Cheap Trick Album Is Coming This Year: Exclusive Interview
After going seven years without a new release, Cheap Trick put out three records in as many years. Singer Robin Zander says even more music is on the way.
Watch Dokken’s New Video, ‘It’s Just Another Day': Exclusive Premiere
When the classic lineup of Dokken got back together in late 2016 for a short run of reunion tour dates, it once again proved you should never say never.
Former Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Gets Back to Music: Exclusive Interview
After more than two years off of the road, former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo is looking forward to a busy schedule in 2018.
The History of REO Speedwagon’s ‘Hi Infidelity': Interview
When REO Speedwagon started work on the album that would become 'Hi Infidelity,' they had no idea that they were on the edge of monster commercial success.
Kansas Look to the Future: Exclusive Interview
When Kansas hit the road in the fall of 2016 for a series of shows featuring a full-album performance of their classic 'Leftoverture' album, it was a carrot to get people in the door.
Why David Coverdale Couldn’t Wait to Remix ‘Whitesnake,’ and What’s Next: Exclusive Interv…
A 30th-anniversary box-set reissue of Whitesnake's 1987 self-titled breakthrough album gave David Coverdale plenty of opportunities to reflect.
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.
David Coverdale Says ‘I Thought I Was Done’ Before Whitesnake’s Breakthrough: Exclusive In…
At first glance, it’s the incredible commercial success of Whitesnake's self-titled album from 1987 that sticks out.
Carl Palmer Surveys Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s Legacy: ‘This Music Is Here to Stay’
On the road this summer, drummer Carl Palmer had to figure out how to summarize Emerson, Lake & Palmer's career in a 30-minute set.
Guitarist Gary Pihl Recalls the Day Sammy Hagar Broke Up the Band: Exclusive Interview
Boston celebrated their 40th anniversary as a group last year. Guitarist Gary Pihl has been with them for a good chunk of that time.