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.
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.
The Story Behind Eddie Van Halen’s Favorite Mammoth WVH Song
The proud father loved Wolfgang's debut LP, but one track in particular stood out.
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."
Why the Who’s Drummer Invited Fans to Moon Him
Keith Moon's only solo album was celebrated with a lewd promotion.
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.
Def Leppard’s Rick Allen Pays Tribute to Legends With Art Exhibit
Drummer shifted focus to painting during 2020 pandemic.