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.
Hear New Song From Late REO Speedwagon Guitarist Gary Richrath
Previously unreleased performances will be part of upcoming Richrath Project 3:13 LP.
Why the Black Crowes Are ‘Having Fun Playing’ Again: Exclusive Interview
Chris and Rich Robinson discuss early influences and detail plans for new music.
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.
Alex Lifeson Preps New Song With Tom Morello and Kirk Hammett
"We just had such a riot."
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.
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.
Kansas Find New ‘Intensity’ During First Post-COVID Live Show
Band was unable to rehearse together before show, founding member tells UCR in new interview.
How ‘Mike and Micky Show’ Reveals New Layers of Monkees History: Interview
Micky Dolenz discusses the influences of musicals and Mike Nesmith on a newly released concert recording.
Hall and Oates Are Seven Songs Into a New Album
Daryl Hall says he and John Oates are collaborating with Dutch multi-instrumentalist and producer Jett Rebel.
Daryl Hall Recalls Early Days of His TV Show: Exclusive Interview
Blond half of Hall & Oates discusses performing with R&B greats, playing for the camera and new episodes.