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.
Listen to Bad Company Drummer Simon Kirke’s New Album, ‘All Because of You': Exclusive Pre…
Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke has always written from the heart.
The Story of Judas Priest’s Controversial ‘Turbo': Exclusive Interview
Some fans pushed back as Judas Priest embraced the technology of the era.
Heart’s Ann Wilson Talks About New Live Album, Plans for More Music and 40 Years of ‘Littl…
One of the most surprising things about Heart 's new live album is that, after more than four decades of being a band, it was their first time playing the historic Royal Albert Hall.
Foreigner Plan ‘Real Celebration’ With 40th Anniversary Tour: Exclusive Interview
When Mick Jones looks back on the release of the first Foreigner album from 1977, it’s a period of time he remembers as one that left his head spinning.
Watch Kansas’ New Video for ‘Rhythm in the Spirit': Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock presents the exclusive premiere of Kansas' latest single and video.
Thomas Dolby on Working With David Bowie, Eddie Van Halen, Def Leppard and Foreigner: Excl…
Thomas Dolby’s Twitter bio notes that he is a “recovering synth enthusiast.”
Eagles Songwriter Jack Tempchin Returns to His Roots With New Solo Album, Preps Glenn Frey…
Forty-five years after writing the Eagles hit 'Peaceful Easy Feeling,' Jack Tempchin, still finds plenty of inspiration to create new songs.
Watch Previously Unreleased Video of Fleetwood Mac and the Police at the 1982 US Festival:…
Find out how you can help filmmakers complete 'The US Festival 1982,' a documentary that's been in the works for four years.
20 Years Ago: Matchbox Twenty Meet the World With ‘Yourself or Someone Like You’
Matchbox Twenty's debut saw the group rise from obscurity to arenas in a relatively short period of time.
25 Years Ago: Tesla Reach Their Peak With ‘Psychotic Supper’
A look back at Tesla's 1991 album 'Psychotic Supper.'
20 Years Ago: Tonic Open Up Their Career With ‘Lemon Parade’ – Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Tonic frontman Emerson Hart on the 20th anniversary of their hit debut, 'Lemon Parade.'
Bun E. Carlos Talks New Solo Album, Cheap Trick and More: Exclusive Interview
It was back in the ‘70s when Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos first had the idea of cutting an album of his favorite songs with the help of his rock 'n' roll pals.