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.
How Linda Ronstadt Broke Out With a Rejected Monkees Classic: Exclusive Interview
The band didn't start out recording their own material, but it wasn't because they didn't have any.
Michael McDonald Explains Ted Templeman’s ‘Melting Pot’ Approach
Doobie Brothers singer discusses producer's work method in exclusive interview.
Patrick Simmons Says Ex-Doobie Brothers Would Be Part of Rock Hall Induction
If band gets nod, past members are invited to join group onstage at ceremony.
Moody Blues’ John Lodge Recalls Dawn of Prog-Rock: Interview
The pioneering bassist recalls pushing the boundaries of technology and sound.
Dusty Hill Remembers Causing Trouble on ‘Back to the Future III’ Set: Exclusive Interview
Dusty Hill recalls the night when ZZ Top shot their cameo in 'Back to the Future III.'
ZZ Top Wrote ‘Tush’ While ‘Farting Around’ at Soundcheck
Dusty Hill talks about the creation of band's first Top 40 hit.
James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Remembers Opening for Led Zeppelin on Day of Moon Landing
James Gang drummer recalls "overwhelming" experience on the same day Apollo 11 made history.
Rickey Medlocke Plans New Music With Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackfoot: Exclusive Interview
Guitarist reflects on legendary band's farewell tour and future plans.
Lou Gramm Looks Back on His Early Days With Foreigner: Exclusive Interview
Former singer recalls early tour with band.
Def Leppard Announce New ‘Sin City’ Vegas Residency
Band returns to city for a dozen dates this year.
‘He Will Lie About Anything': Producer Joe Hardy’s Wild Ride With ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons
Collaborator talks about more than 30 years of work with the ZZ Top frontman in an exclusive interview.
Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston Looks Back: Exclusive Interview
Band leader reflects on more than four decades of hits, tours and songwriting.