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.
Guitarist Damon Johnson Plans ‘Massive’ Thin Lizzy Tribute
Virtual concert with Judas Priest's Richie Faulkner takes place on Friday.
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.
How Nick Mason Brought Back a Lost Pink Floyd Song: Exclusive Interview
Syd Barrett's "Vegetable Man" sat unfinished and unreleased for decades.
Dee Snider Picks His Favorite Live Albums
AC/DC, Kiss and UFO are among the Twisted Sister frontman's go-to concert LPs.
How ‘Mike and Micky Show’ Reveals New Layers of Monkees History: Interview
Micky Dolenz discusses the influences of musicals and Mike Nesmith on a newly released concert recording.
Exploring the Touring History of Rush: Exclusive Interview
Skip Daly and Eric Hansen's 'Wandering the Face of the Earth' tackles the mammoth task of documenting close to five decades of road work.
Rock Hall Celebrates Guitars and More in ‘Play It Loud’ Exhibit
A new display focuses on instruments that helped shape rock 'n' roll through the years.
INXS Revisit ‘The Biggest Pub Gig’ They Ever Played: Interview
Guitarist Tim Farriss recalls band's massive 1991 performance at Wembley Stadium in exclusive chat.
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.