Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
How Yes’ ‘Fragile’ Inspired a Bachman-Turner Overdrive LP Title
BTO's third album title was a playful swipe at the prog band's 1971 classic.
Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks to Guest at Virtual Tom Petty Festival
Foo Fighters and Jackson Browne also booked for event, marking what would have been late rocker's 70th birthday.
Eddie Van Halen Dies: Rockers React
Former bandmate Sammy Hagar wrote that he's "heartbroken and speechless" after guitarist's death from cancer.
Fleetwood Mac on Viral ‘Dreams’ Skateboard Video: ‘We Love This’
TikTok clip shows man lip-syncing 1977 track and drinking Ocean Spray juice.
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."
Metallica Album Art: The Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
Swirls of sperm and blood, an armless mannequin, a magnetic grave — the band has always experimented with its designs.
60 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs
The guitarist released only four official LPs during his lifetime. But ranking his greatest songs is almost impossible.
Rush’s Geddy Lee Isn’t Dead, Just Trending on Twitter
“Even I gulped when I saw I was trending," the bassist writes. "But I asked my dogs, and apparently I’m a bit boring but otherwise fine."
Hear Eagles’ Live ‘Lyin’ Eyes’ From New Concert LP
Track highlights band's upcoming set 'Live From the Forum MMXVIII.'
Hear Two New Blue Oyster Cult Songs From ‘The Symbol Remains’
"That Was Me" and "Box in My Head" highlight band's first album in almost two decades.