Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Sammy Hagar ‘Would Have Been Embarrassed’ to Be in ‘Van Hagar’
Singer recalls record-label executive suggesting name change during band meeting.
Hear Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl Team for New Song ‘Eazy Sleazy’
Song explores the absurdity and anxiety of pandemic-era life.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen’s Animated ‘Think It Over’ Lyric Video
Power-pop track highlights upcoming debut solo LP as Mammoth WVH.
Guns N’ Roses Reschedule European Tour Dates to 2022
Band announces Gary Clark Jr. as a "special guest" for most dates, including five newly added shows.
Pink Floyd Announce ‘Live at Knebworth 1990′ Album
Seven-track set, previously issued as part of 'Later Days' box, will debut as stand-alone release.
Rush Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Prog-rock trio's sprawling catalog raises some eternal concert LP dilemmas.
New Tom Petty Documentary to Premiere at SXSW Online
'Somewhere You Feel Free' utilizes "newly discovered archive of 16mm film" to show singer-songwriter at work on 1994's 'Wildflowers.'
Metallica Producer Bob Rock Sells ‘Black Album’ Rights
Sale, which also includes Michael Buble tracks, involved Hipgnosis Songs Fund.
30 Years Ago: Two New Guns N’ Roses Members Make Their Live Debut
Keyboardist and drummer played first show with hard-rock band on Jan. 20, 1991.
Watch ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Reunite With Rhinestone Suit
Guitarist inspects garments, which he accidentally left on a 1974 flight, during recent 'Pawn Stars' episode.
Rush Open Up About Neil Peart’s Cancer Battle
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson recall their emotional journey following drummer's brain cancer diagnosis.
Why Rush’s ‘The Garden’ Feels Like Neil Peart’s Symbolic Goodbye
One year after the drummer and lyricist's death from brain cancer, the 'Clockwork Angels' song offers a prescient sense of finality, both for the band and himself.