Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
20 Years Ago: Aerosmith Fail to Connect on ‘Just Push Play’
The Steven Tyler-Joe Perry writing partnership started to grow strained on band's 13th LP.
Queen’s Roger Taylor: George Michael ‘Wouldn’t Have Suited’ Band
Drummer denies rumors they wanted to hire singer following 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert.
Why John Lennon Originally Hated the Beatles’ ‘Twist and Shout’
"You can hear that I'm just a frantic guy doing his best," singer later recalled of throat-shredding 'Please Please Me' song.
Hear Ann Wilson’s Heavy New Song ‘The Hammer’
Track follows Heart singer's recent solo cuts "Tender Heart" and "The Revolution Starts Now."
Bruce Springsteen DWI Charges Dismissed
He pleads guilty to "consumption of alcohol in a closed area."
Jon Anderson on Solo Reissues and 50 Years of ‘The Yes Album’
Singer talks about proving his musical merits outside of Yes on 'Olias of Sunhillow' and 'Song of Seven.'
John Mellencamp Previews New Studio LP With Somber Song Clip
Singer-songwriter also announced plans for two other projects: a live LP and a documentary narrated by Matthew McConaughey.
Why John Lennon Called the Beatles’ ‘Eight Days a Week’ ‘Lousy’
This breezy rocker highlighted a subtly evolving sound, becoming their seventh U.S. No. 1.
New Tom Petty Documentary to Premiere at SXSW Online
'Somewhere You Feel Free' utilizes "newly discovered archive of 16mm film" to show singer-songwriter at work on 1994's 'Wildflowers.'
Todd Rundgren on Rock Hall Nomination: ‘I Don’t Care About It’
"It doesn't matter how many times they nominate me," he said. "It's not gonna make me care."