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.
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.
Watch Doobie Brothers Play ‘Long Train Runnin” Live: Exclusive
Band classic gets onstage update from new 'Live at the Beacon Theatre' set.
Linda Ronstadt Admits She Wasn’t Ready for Early Stint With Neil Young: Exclusive Intervie…
She initially gained national exposure while singing backup on "Heart of Gold," the chart-topping single from 1972's 'Harvest.'
Watch Justin Hayward’s New Video for ‘The Wind of Heaven': Exclusive Premiere
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Justin Hayward joining the Moody Blues. Over the years, the singer and guitarist has written a number of songs with the group that have become classics. But he’s also enjoyed a successful solo career outside of the band that began in the mid-&C…
Rick Wakeman on Reuniting the ‘Holy Trinity of Yes': Exclusive Interview
A quarter century after they shared the stage as members of Yes, Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are coming back together for a tour this fall.
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.
50 Years Ago: First Led Zeppelin U.S. Show Almost Never Happened
Led Zeppelin made their North American concert debut in Denver on Dec. 26, 1968 as the first group on a three-band bill that also featured Vanilla Fudge and Spirit.
Watch Randy Bachman Play Some ‘Heavy Blues': Exclusive Video Premiere
Former Bachman-Turner Overdrive mastermind Randy Bachman will release his latest solo album, Heavy Blues, on April 15.
Elvis Costello’s Solo Tour Delivers Many Happy Surprises
We review Elvis Costello's recent tour stop in Cleveland.