Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Rush’s Neil Peart Celebrated in New Illustrated Quote Book
Project, out in 2021, pairs drummer and lyricist's "words and musings" with black-and-white illustrations.
How Joe Walsh Got to Shine on Eagles’ ‘Pretty Maids All in a Row’
A look at how the underrated — but Bob Dylan-praised — 'Hotel California' ballad came to life.
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."
Revamped Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Song Highlights ‘The Batman’ Trailer
Orchestral version of 'Nervermind' song plays in clip for upcoming superhero film.
Led Zeppelin Album Art: The Stories Behind 9 Famous LP Covers
Their LP covers were as detailed and innovative as the music itself.
Rush’s Last Show 5 Years Later: The Performance and the Aftermath
Prog-rock trio played its final concert on Aug. 1, 2015 — but nobody realized the finality at the time.
Watch Regis Philbin ‘Audition’ for Motley Crue in 1997
Host, who died Saturday at age 88, played band a "rock" piano variation of children's song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm."
‘Caddyshack’ Unites Bill Murray and Chevy Chase After ‘SNL’ Fight
In their sole scene from 1980 film, comedy giants resolved lingering tensions through improvisation.
New Jimi Hendrix Clothing Store Launches Online
Shop features music, clothes, accessories and collectibles.
How Eagles Ended Up on ESPN: ‘They Went Crazy, We Went Crazy’
Since their fans are "a little old-school," the band originally made a traditional deal with Rhino.
‘Bill and Ted Face the Music’ Shifts Release Strategy
Orion Pictures also launched new trailer for sci-fi comedy sequel.
Why David Byrne Walked Out on Talking Heads’ Final Concert
Drummer Chris Frantz claims he had to drag frontman back onstage after he walked off during 1984 show in New Zealand.