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.
Hear Kansas’ New Live Version of ‘Dust in the Wind': Premiere
After spending more than a year touring to celebrate the 40th anniversary of 'Leftoverture,' Kansas will commemorate the experience with the release of 'Leftoverture Live & Beyond,'
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.
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.
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.
Foreigner Plan ‘Real Celebration’ With 40th Anniversary Tour: Exclusive Interview
When Mick Jones looks back on the release of the first Foreigner album from 1977, it’s a period of time he remembers as one that left his head spinning.
Bon Jovi Celebrate Release of New Album With ‘Runaway Radio’ Mixtape on Pandora
When Bon Jovi released their classic Slippery When Wet 30 years ago, they couldn’t have possibly anticipated that fans one day would be carrying their albums around on their phones.
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.
Listen to Tesla’s New Song, ‘Save That Goodness': Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock presents the exclusive premiere of “Save That Goodness,” a brand new song by Tesla that was written by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen.
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.