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.
Grand Funk’s Classic Album Covers: Nudity, Cavemen and Coffins
Their discography is filled with plenty of unforgettable moments – both musically and on front of the LPs.
Sammy Hagar’s Vegas Plans: ‘I Really Want to Blow People’s Minds’
Red Rocker would love to jam with Keith Richards and says the door is always open for David Lee Roth.
Was Sammy Hagar Really Invited to Join the Grateful Dead?
"Hey man, Sammy," band leader reportedly said, "I really dig your s---."
How the Monkees Regrouped Again for a Final Goodbye: Exclusive Interview
Playing songs Michael Nesmith wrote inspired bandmate Micky Dolenz to complete long-imagined tribute project.
The Night Steven Seagal Opened for Sammy Hagar
Martial-arts movie star made $1,000 for a one-off appearance in Phoenix.
Micky Dolenz Recalls the Monkees’ ‘Weird’ Tour With Jimi Hendrix
He thought "theatrical" nature of psychedelic band would be a good match.
Alex Lifeson Says ‘There’s No Way Rush Will Ever Exist Again’
Band won't continue because Neil Peart "is not here to be a part of it."
Styx’s ‘Crash of the Crown’ Could Have Been a Double Album
Guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw discusses band's new album in exclusive interview with UCR.
How Wolfgang Van Halen Forged His Own Path on ‘Mammoth WVH': Exclusive Interview
His goal was to produce music that "doesn't sound like I'm ripping off my family lineage."
The Real Reason Wolfgang Van Halen Replaced Michael Anthony
“At that point, I just wanted to keep my dad alive."