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.
How Nick Mason Brought Back a Lost Pink Floyd Song: Exclusive Interview
Syd Barrett's "Vegetable Man" sat unfinished and unreleased for decades.
Why Dee Snider Had ‘Trepidation’ in Twisted Sister’s Early Days: Exclusive Interview
Rocker discusses his early career, the camaraderie of metal fans and his new live album in exclusive conversation with UCR.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
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.
Joe Elliott Reflects on Jamming With Ian Hunter and Brian May: Exclusive Interview
Singer talks about performing "All the Young Dudes" with some of his heroes.
Dusty Hill Remembers Causing Trouble on ‘Back to the Future III’ Set: Exclusive Interview
Dusty Hill recalls the night when ZZ Top shot their cameo in 'Back to the Future III.'
Why Dusty Hill Can’t Watch ‘This Is Spinal Tap’
Experiences with elaborate stage productions means bassist can't enjoy the great '80s comedy.
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.