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.
Tom Petty Shares 40 Years of History at Mountain Jam
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers brought their milestone anniversary tour to Mountain Jam.
Tommy Shaw Shares the Secrets Behind Styx’s New ‘Mission': Exclusive Interview
Styx fans got a somewhat unexpected surprise when the band announced the upcoming release of a new studio album, The Mission.
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.
40 Years Ago: Kansas Carry On in a Big Way With ‘Leftoverture’
The a capella vocal opening of “Carry On Wayward Son” was a moment that signified the floodgates of success were about to open wide for Kansas.
Rick Wakeman on Reuniting the ‘Holy Trinity of Yes': Exclusive Interview
A quarter century after they shared the stage as members of Yes, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are coming back together for a tour this fall.
Bad Company’s Paul Rodgers Talks About the Band’s Journey, New Music and More: Exclusive I…
Bad Company just released Live in Concert 1977 & 1979, their first-ever official live album featuring the original lineup.
Chicago’s Robert Lamm Talks About Rock Hall, Peter Cetera and More: Exclusive Interview
Chicago will finally take a well-deserved spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 8.
Dee Snider Says There Was Always More to Twisted Sister Than a ‘Couple of Funny Videos': E…
Is Twisted Sister's 'Forty and F– It' tour really the end? Dee Snider, as you might imagine, has some colorful things to say.
How Led Zeppelin’s First U.S. Show Almost Never Happened
Led Zeppelin made their North American concert debut in Denver on Dec. 26, 1968 as the first group on a three-band bill that also featured Vanilla Fudge and Spirit.
Dee Snider Takes Sides in Van Halen Feud: ‘Eddie’s Out of His Mind’
Dee Snider has never been shy about commenting on the state of rock, and the things rockers do. This time, he's taking aim at Van Halen.