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.
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Band was unable to rehearse together before show, founding member tells UCR in new interview.
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How Linda Ronstadt Broke Out With a Rejected Monkees Classic: Exclusive Interview
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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 Shares New Music and Is Prepping More: Interview
Singer unveils cover of "What the World Needs Now Is Love" as summer tour plans with Doobie Brothers are put on hold.
Go-Go’s’ Kathy Valentine Looks Back on Rock ‘N’ Roll ‘Vacation’
Bassist spoke to UCR about her memoir, 'All I Ever Wanted.'
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.