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.
Kansas Find New Beginning With First Album in 16 Years: Exclusive Interview
Anybody who has seen a Kansas show in the past couple years has been witness to a renewed excitement and vigor within the group that shines through in its performances.
Meat Loaf On His New Album + Possible Retirement: ‘I Can’t Keep Touring’
'Braver Than We Are' finds Meat Loaf reunited with his longtime collaborator Jim Steinman, who wrote all 10 tracks on the album.
Former Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo One Year Later: ‘I’m So Grateful I Woke Up’ – Exclu…
Ultimate Classic Rock spoke with the former Journey drummer on the anniversary of his sobriety.
Warren Haynes Looks Forward to a ‘Very Memorable Few Days’ at Mountain Jam: Exclusive Inte…
Mountain Jam has been rolling for more than a decade -- 2016 marks the 12th year for the festival.
Train’s Pat Monahan Talks About Performing ‘Led Zeppelin II’ at Mountain Jam: Exclusive In…
As Train’s debut at this year’s Mountain Jam in June draws closer, singer Pat Monahan is looking forward to finally sharing a bit of time with Warren Haynes.
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.
50 Years Ago: First Led Zeppelin 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.
Tommy Shaw Talks About Styx Touring With Def Leppard, Writing New Music + More: Exclusive …
The two bands sealed a bond when they previously toured together in 2007 and, as Tommy Shaw tells Ultimate Classic Rock during a rare interview, he can’t wait to do it again.
Kansas Guitarist Richard Williams Confirms New Album Plans: Exclusive Interview
Kansas have weathered a number of changes throughout their 42-year history.