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 Nelson Changed Their Name to Power Tool for ‘Bill and Ted’
Matthew and Gunnar Nelson recall how the future chart-toppers came up with a fake moniker so their song could appear in hit movie.
Michael McDonald Shares New Music and Is Prepping More: Interview
Singer unveils cover of "What the World Needs Now Is Love" as summer tour plans with Doobie Brothers are put on hold.
Go-Go’s’ Kathy Valentine Looks Back on Rock ‘N’ Roll ‘Vacation’
Bassist spoke to UCR about her memoir, 'All I Ever Wanted.'
AC/DC’s Cheap Trick Connection: Malcolm Young Was the ‘Main Man’
Some of the memories are funny, while others are outrageous, but all of them point to the deep connection shared by AC/DC and Cheap Trick.
Kansas Look to the Future: Exclusive Interview
When Kansas hit the road in the fall of 2016 for a series of shows featuring a full-album performance of their classic 'Leftoverture' album, it was a carrot to get people in the door.
Steve Miller and Peter Frampton Celebrate Nearly 50 Years of Friendship at Mountain Jam
Steve Miller and Peter Frampton performed at Mountain Jam over the weekend.
Styx Return to the Past and Look to the Future With New Album: Exclusive Interview
When you lay your hands on The Mission, the first studio album from Styx in 14 years, you’ll hear something that’s a bit rare these days.
Mike Rutherford Talks New Music, Reuniting With Phil Collins and More: Exclusive Interview
Mike + the Mechanics are still making new music and celebrating the arrival of Let Me Fly, the group’s eighth album.
Chris Robinson on Bringing the ‘California Cosmic Dance Floor’ to Mountain Jam: Exclusive …
We spoke with Chris Robinson in advance of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood's performance at Mountain Jam 2016.
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.