Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
15 Classic Rock Songs That Were Written Very Quickly
Sometimes working fast pays off.
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)"
Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves': The Story Behind Every Song
A look at the six tracks found on the prog-rock trio's seventh LP.
Watch Tool Honor Rush’s Neil Peart During Concert
The prog-metal band projected an image of Peart with drummer Danny Carey during latter's solo.
Final Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote Revealed
These five artists boosted their odds of entering the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class.
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.
Dave Grohl Recruits 13-Year-Old Daughter for Partial Nirvana Reunion Show
Beck, St. Vincent also joined band's surviving members during five-song set at charity benefit.
Ronnie Montrose Tribute Show to Feature Members of REO Speedwagon and Night Ranger
Dokken, Vanilla Fudge, Tesla, Ted Nugent and Scorpions alumni will also perform at Ronnie Montrose Remembered.
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.
Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman on New Box Set, Touring With Black Sabbath: Exclusive Intervi…
Mammoth 'Unburied Treasure' box set features their newly remastered catalog and 15 unheard live shows.