Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson Recuperating After Open-Heart Surgery
Clarifying why he stayed seated during band's 'Late Show' performance, bassist wrote that he's "slowly but surely getting stronger every day" after procedure.
Roger Waters Announces New 2022 Dates for Postponed Tour
Songwriter will play new songs and material from Pink Floyd's "golden era" during trek, which he delayed due to the pandemic.
Bruce Springsteen Talks ‘Complex’ Themes of ‘Born in the U.S.A.’
"Our protagonist ... has been betrayed by his nation and yet still feels deeply connected to the country that he grew up in," songwriter tells Barack Obama in podcast clip.
Steely Dan’s ‘Dirty Work’ Powers New ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer
Strings and pounding percussion highlight ramped-up version of 'Can't Buy a Thrill' tune.
John Oates Joins Sax-Playing Sasquatch for Revamped ‘Maneater’
Guitarist tackles Hall & Oates' 1982 hit with costumed, viral-friendly saxophonist.
Ian Anderson Announces New Jethro Tull LP and Lyric Book
Band is reportedly three-quarters finished with 'The Zealot Gene,' the first LP under the Tull moniker since 2003.
Yaphet Kotto, Mr. Big in Bond’s ‘Live and Let Die,’ Dead at 81
Actor also appeared in 'The Thomas Crown Affair' and Ridley Scott's 'Alien.'
Hear Cheap Trick’s New Song ‘Boys and Girls and Rock N Roll’
Track previews band's upcoming 20th LP, 'In Another World.'
Pink Floyd Announce ‘Live at Knebworth 1990′ Album
Seven-track set, previously issued as part of 'Later Days' box, will debut as stand-alone release.
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."
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.
Rush Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Prog-rock trio's sprawling catalog raises some eternal concert LP dilemmas.
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."
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.'
How Paul McCartney Wrote Solo for the Beatles’ ‘All My Loving’
Bassist envisioned 1963 'With the Beatles' cut as a "little country and western song."