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.
Why ZZ Top Went Behind Their Producer’s Back to Finish ‘Afterburner’
Album continued their new multi-platinum streak, despite the fact that it wasn't as critically well received.
Drummer Steve Gorman Looks Back at Black Crowes’ Legacy: Interview
Former band member talks about his favorite group album, the record they shelved and why he's not mad anymore.
Drummer Steve Gorman Won’t Be Part of Black Crowes Reunion
As 30th anniversary of debut approaches, and rumors heat up, at least one member won't be around for celebrations.
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.
Warren Haynes Collects 25 Years of Gov’t Mule’s Best With New Live Album: Exclusive Interv…
We spoke with the guitarist about his band's new 'Bring on the Music' set.
How Director Sam Dunn Unlocked the Mystery of ZZ Top: Exclusive Interview
Nationwide screenings of 'ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band From Texas' are being held this month in conjunction with the group's 50th anniversary tour.
ZZ Top Wrote ‘Tush’ While ‘Farting Around’ at Soundcheck
Dusty Hill talks about the creation of band's first Top 40 hit.
How Chris Robinson Patched Things Up After Aerosmith Controversy
The former Black Crowes frontman memorably accused Steven Tyler of touring with backing tapes.
Watch Tesla’s New Video, ‘Taste Like': Exclusive Premiere
Song comes from their new album, which was produced by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen.
Joe Satriani Talks Jimi Hendrix Influence and Legacy: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist reflects on original guitar hero's inspiration over the years.