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.
Def Leppard Announce New ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency
Band returns to city for a dozen dates this year.
Of Course, Alice Cooper Promoted ‘Trash’ With a Garbage Truck
Arguing that "all good rock n' roll is trash," Alice Cooper came up with a unique way to promote his 1989 album. However, the plan went awry in Dallas.
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.
Watch Kansas’ New Video for ‘Rhythm in the Spirit': Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock presents the exclusive premiere of Kansas' latest single and video.
Listen to ‘The Sun at Her Eastern Gate’ by Lez Zeppelin’s Steph Paynes: Exclusive Premiere
Steve Vai’s Favored Nations label has a long history of showcasing eclectic music.
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.”
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.
John Mayer Inducts Stevie Ray Vaughan Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Self-described "Stevie Ray Vaughan wannabe" John Mayer inducted the late guitar hero into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during the organization's annual ceremony tonight in Cleveland.