Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Bruce Springsteen DWI Charges Dismissed
He pleads guilty to "consumption of alcohol in a closed area."
Rush Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Prog-rock trio's sprawling catalog raises some eternal concert LP dilemmas.
Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear Sometimes Jam as Nirvana
Grohl confirmed that the trio "recorded some stuff" at the house where Foo Fighters tracked 'Medicine at Midnight' LP.
Dennis DeYoung on Next Solo LP, Why Styx Were a ‘Fake Prog Band’
"If you play 'Renegade,' 'Babe' and 'Mr. Roboto' for somebody, I don't think they'd think it was the same band."
Underrated Genesis: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
Revisiting hidden gems from each of the band's 15 studio albums.
Wolfgang Van Halen Offers ‘Gratitude’ to Eddie Mural Artist
Robert Vargas painted massive piece spanning outer wall at Guitar Center Hollywood.
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.
Dave Grohl Recalls Visiting Lemmy’s ‘Disgusting’ Home
“These aisles of magazines and VHS tapes, stacked three to four feet high, Lemmy sitting on the couch, in his black bikini underwear with a spiderweb on them."
Dennis DeYoung on 40 Years of Styx’s ‘Paradise Theatre’
Band's former singer and keyboardist reflects on album's grand inspiration and tour.