Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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.
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.
Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear Sometimes Jam as Nirvana
Grohl confirmed that the trio "recorded some stuff" at the house where Foo Fighters tracked 'Medicine at Midnight' LP.
Chick Corea, Pioneering Jazz-Fusion Keyboardist, Dies at 79
Return to Forever leader died after battling a "rare form of cancer."
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.'
Tedeschi Trucks Band Announce Home Performance Series
Six-episode Fireside Sessions will showcase band in combinations ranging from two to eight members
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."
Bruce Springsteen Makes TV Commercial Debut in Super Bowl Jeep Ad
Clip, which songwriter scored with producer Ron Aniello, focuses on achieving a "ReUnited States of America."
Dennis DeYoung on Next Solo LP, Why Styx Were a ‘Fake Prog Band’
"If you play 'Renegade,' 'Babe' and 'Mr. Roboto' for somebody, I don't think they'd think it was the same band."
Wolfgang Van Halen Offers ‘Gratitude’ to Eddie Mural Artist
Robert Vargas painted massive piece spanning outer wall at Guitar Center Hollywood.
Dennis DeYoung on 40 Years of Styx’s ‘Paradise Theatre’
Band's former singer and keyboardist reflects on album's grand inspiration and tour.