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.
No, Micky Dolenz Did Not Pour a Coke Over Don Kirshner’s Head: Exclusive Interview
As the group grew more confident, its relationship with the producer inevitably deteriorated.
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.
Why Nelson Changed Their Name to Power Tool for ‘Bill and Ted’
Matthew and Gunnar Nelson recall how the future chart-toppers came up with a fake moniker so their song could appear in hit movie.
Michael McDonald Explains Ted Templeman’s ‘Melting Pot’ Approach
Doobie Brothers singer discusses producer's work method in exclusive interview.
Go-Go’s’ Kathy Valentine Looks Back on Rock ‘N’ Roll ‘Vacation’
Bassist spoke to UCR about her memoir, 'All I Ever Wanted.'
Nick Mason Celebrates Pink Floyd’s Early Years With New Film: Exclusive Interview
Saucerful of Secrets presents a "deep cuts" kind of show that fans often wish for, and yet rarely get.
Heart Plan New Music for 2020
With everybody on speaking terms again, band looks forward to to new year.
Why ZZ Top Went Behind Their Producer’s Back to Finish ‘Afterburner’
Album continued their new multi-platinum streak, despite the fact that it wasn't as critically well received.
Doobie Brothers Plan Vegas Residency and New Music for 2020
Patrick Simmons runs down what band has in store for next year.
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.