Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Fan Letters Inspired Def Leppard’s Rick Allen to Keep Drumming
"I didn't wanna do this anymore," drummer recalls thinking after 1984 car crash. "And then I started getting these letters from all over the world."
Whitesnake Announce New ‘Love Songs’ Compilation
Band shared new remix of "Is This Love" ahead of 15-track collection.
Rush’s Geddy Lee Isn’t Dead, Just Trending on Twitter
“Even I gulped when I saw I was trending," the bassist writes. "But I asked my dogs, and apparently I’m a bit boring but otherwise fine."
Hear Eagles’ Live ‘Lyin’ Eyes’ From New Concert LP
Track highlights band's upcoming set 'Live From the Forum MMXVIII.'
Why the Rolling Stones’ ‘Brussels Affair’ Is Essential Listening
Sloppy, spirited live set highlights band's expanded 'Goats Head Soup' reissue.
Yes Announce New Live Album Documenting Royal Affair Tour
Set features classic material — along with a cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" — recorded during 2019 show in Las Vegas.
Hear Two New Blue Oyster Cult Songs From ‘The Symbol Remains’
"That Was Me" and "Box in My Head" highlight band's first album in almost two decades.
When Queen Dabbled in Disco on ‘Another One Bites the Dust’
Their music was already impossible to pigeonhole: a bit glam, a bit hard rock, a bit prog, a bit pop. Why not get funky too?
Hear Tom Petty’s Stark Solo ‘Wildflowers’ Demo From Box Set
Acoustic home recording previews long-awaited 'Wildflowers & All the Rest' package.
Led Zeppelin Album Art: The Stories Behind 9 Famous LP Covers
Their LP covers were as detailed and innovative as the music itself.