Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Hear Green Day’s New Joan Jett-Sampling Song, ‘Oh Yeah!’
Power-pop track features vocal hook from Jett's 1980 cut "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)"
The Show That Literally Took Kiss’ Breath Away
Guitarist Tommy Thayer details how combo of small venue, iconic song and too-big confetti cannons resulted in a 'Spinal Tap'-styled stage mishap.
Gene Simmons Puts Ice Cubes in His Breakfast Cereal
Kiss are still one month away from launching the 2020 leg of their farewell tour, but co-founding member is making headlines for another, more disturbing reason.
10 Years Ago: Soundgarden Plant Seeds of Reunion
Thirteen years after their disastrous final show of the '90s, the heavy rock quartet first teased a comeback that spawned multiple tours and one more LP.
Def Leppard Tease ‘Early Years’ Box Set, Revamped Video Campaign
Package will include previously announced live show from April 1980 that singer Joe Elliott calls "astounding"
Dave Mustaine ‘So Happy’ to Hear From James Hetfield After Cancer Diagnosis
"Contrary to what anybody says and contrary to any of the act that we put on, I love James and I know that James loves me and cares about me," says Megadeth frontman.
How Each Motley Crue Member Spent His Four-Year ‘Retirement’
With a potential tour up ahead, let's survey how the band members have kept busy since their "final" show in 2015.
5 Reasons Soundgarden Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Seattle grunge band helped define a sound in the '90s.
Kiss Detail 2020 Shows for Final Tour
Band announces venue and on-sale information for U.S. dates.