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.
Alex Lifeson Has Recorded 10 Songs for New ‘Envy of None’ Project
Andy Curran of the Canadian hard-rock band Coney Hatch reveals plans for forthcoming music.
Styx ‘Make Some Noise’ With First Post-COVID Concerts
New album added "extra effervescence" to band's return to live music.
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.
Why the Who’s Drummer Invited Fans to Moon Him
Keith Moon's only solo album was celebrated with a lewd promotion.
Wolfgang Van Halen: ‘It’s an Honor’ to Open for Guns N’ Roses
Mammoth WVH mastermind recalls hearing 'Appetite for Destruction' for the first time.
The Real Reason Wolfgang Van Halen Replaced Michael Anthony
“At that point, I just wanted to keep my dad alive."
Listen to Styx’s New Single, ‘Reveries’
Single is latest track from band's upcoming album.
How the California Desert Shaped Billy Gibbons’ ‘Hardware’ Album
ZZ Top legend channels the spirits of Cream, Gram Parsons and Jim Morrison on new solo record.
Mammoth WVH Have a ‘Bunch of Ideas’ Ready for a Second Album
Wolfgang Van Halen says he recorded about 25 songs for the first LP.
Night Ranger Announce New Album With First Single, ‘Breakout’
Band had to record separately due to pandemic.