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.
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.
Grand Funk Railroad Feed Off Crowd’s Energy At First Concert Back
Don Brewer and Bruce Kulick discuss going back on tour.
REO Speedwagon Hit ‘Reset Button’ With First Post-COVID Concert
Band also paid tribute to late guitarist Gary Richrath.
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 Eels Helped Steve Perry Find ‘Emotional Honesty’ in His Music
Singer explains how performing with the alternative band influenced his new material.
Why Steve Perry Circled Back Around to ‘Traces': Exclusive Interview
Along the way, he added new instrumentation and, in some cases, tweaks to recorded elements from the original sessions.
How Steve Perry Finally Accepted His Aging Voice: Exclusive Interview
Ex-Journey singer is working to overcome a "love/hate relationship sometimes with my own vocal abilities or shortcomings."
How Steve Perry Is Gearing Up for the ‘Next Phase': Interview
Ex-Journey singer is back in a bunker-like studio at work on the follow up to 'Traces.'
How Nick Mason Brought Back a Lost Pink Floyd Song: Exclusive Interview
Syd Barrett's "Vegetable Man" sat unfinished and unreleased for decades.
Rock Hall Celebrates Guitars and More in ‘Play It Loud’ Exhibit
A new display focuses on instruments that helped shape rock 'n' roll through the years.
Doobie Brothers Plan Vegas Residency and New Music for 2020
Patrick Simmons runs down what band has in store for next year.
Watch the Doobie Brothers Play ‘Rockin’ Down the Highway’ Live
Clip comes from new 'Live From the Beacon Theatre' release.