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.
Slash Says Guns N’ Roses ‘Not Sure’ How to Release New Music
"I mean, there's material and there's recording ... but we’re not really sure what we're doing with it right now."
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Says Rock Hall Is ‘Total Joke’
"Doesn't make any sense," guitarist said of metal band not making 2020 Hall of Fame class. "Hence why the rock hall holds no credibility for me and never has."
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.
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.
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.