Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Genesis Reuniting for First Tour in 13 Years
"The Last Domino?" trek will feature trio lineup of Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Physical Graffiti’ at 45: A Track-by-Track Guide
Here are the stories behind every song on the band's freewheeling 1975 double LP.
Kobe Bryant Dead at 41: Flea, Paul Stanley and More Rockers React
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Paul Stanley, Robbie Robertson, Billy Idol, David Coverdale share condolences on social media.
15 Classic Rock Songs That Were Written Very Quickly
Sometimes working fast pays off.
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.
How Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman Surprised Ex-Bandmate Elton John: Exclusive Interview
Singer-turned-record label exec also takes us back to discovering Pantera.
Paul McCartney Recorded a Christmas Album, but You Can’t Hear It
Former Beatle assembled instrumental collection "years ago" — but "just for the family."
Kiss Detail 2020 Shows for Final Tour
Band announces venue and on-sale information for U.S. dates.
5 Songs We’d Love to See Fleetwood Mac Play at Their Tour Opener
Questions linger about the revamped Mac. Will they blacklist all Buckingham material? And if so, how they fill the gaps?
Why Genesis Started Writing Shorter Songs: Exclusive Interview
As Phil Collins took over for singer Peter Gabriel, Genesis shifted toward more concise, radio-friendly singles.