Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Pearl Jam Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
The grunge icons went through a lot of drummers before Matt Cameron solidified the position.
Steely Dan and Steve Winwood Plot North American Tour
Rock legends, who toured together in 2016, will play 26 dates throughout the summer.
Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves': The Story Behind Every Song
A look at the six tracks found on the prog-rock trio's seventh LP.
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.
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.
Eric Clapton and Band Collaborator Marty Grebb Dead at 74
Songwriter/multi-instrumentalist also played with Bonnie Raitt, Chicago and the Buckinghams.
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"
The Story Behind Every Song on the Rolling Stones’ ‘Let It Bleed’
Decades later, the eclectic LP remains one of the band's most beloved recordings — worthy of a deep-dive into the stories behind each song.
2019 Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Box sets and books, sweaters and doormats: Check out noteworthy products from the Beatles, Rush, Motley Crue, Kiss, Van Halen and more.