Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
How Rush Went Pun-Wild With ‘Moving Pictures’ Cover
Art director Hugh Syme's vision for the band's eighth LP crystalized as soon as he heard the title.
Brian Johnson Has a ‘Lot of Respect’ for Axl Rose’s Work in AC/DC
Singer commended Guns N' Roses member for doing a "fantastic job" while subbing in onstage in 2016.
Eagles Tease, Praise Irving Azoff During His Rock Hall Induction
"It wouldn’t be the first time they’ve inducted somebody who couldn’t sing or play an instrument," Don Henley joked of band's longtime manager in pre-recorded clip.
David Lee Roth Includes Five New Songs in New Online Comic Book
'The Roth Project' features previously issued song "Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bar and Grill."
David Coverdale and Jimmy Page Plotting ‘Coverdale-Page’ Reissue
Whitesnake singer says new edition of 1993 LP with would include "some nice surprises."
Eddie Van Halen Left Behind ‘Close to a Million CDs’ of Music
In 2008 interview, guitarist noted his studio archives include “boxes and boxes and boxes" of material.
Eddie Van Halen Dies: Rockers React
Former bandmate Sammy Hagar wrote that he's "heartbroken and speechless" after guitarist's death from cancer.
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."
Whitesnake Announce New ‘Love Songs’ Compilation
Band shared new remix of "Is This Love" ahead of 15-track collection.
60 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs
The guitarist released only four official LPs during his lifetime. But ranking his greatest songs is almost impossible.