Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Joe Walsh Announces Livestream for 2022 VetsAid Concert
Lineup features Dave Grohl, Nine Inch Nails, the Black Keys, the Breeders and "final performance" of reunited James Gang.
When Frank Zappa Pulled Out the Baton for Final Stage Appearance
Composer, battling terminal cancer, conducted Ensemble Modern during performance in September 1992.
Stone Temple Pilots Albums Ranked
During their run with original singer Scott Weiland, they created one of the most unique and underrated catalogs from their era.
When Golden Earring Returned to US Chart With ‘Twilight Zone’
Glory days seemed behind them — until the band's resurgence with massive 'Cut' single.
The 10 Weirdest Pink Floyd Songs
Not all of the experiments work. But in keeping with the band's spirit of adventure, everything here is interesting.
The Communal Message Behind Roger Waters’ New Song ‘The Bar’
Former Pink Floyd member has played excerpts from epic-length cut during This Is Not a Drill tour.
How Rush’s ‘I Think I’m Going Bald’ Gently Mocked a Kiss Ballad
Straightforward hard rock track, a "goofy" outlier on 1975's 'Caress of Steel,' nodded to "Goin' Blind" with its title.
Rolling Stones, U2 Lead Ticket Gross Chart With Over $2 Billion
New Pollstar report analyzes "thousands of box-office reports" dating back to early '80s.
The 10 Weirdest Led Zeppelin Songs
From synth-heavy prog epic "Carouselambra" to distorted folk oddity "Hats Off to (Roy) Harper."
Pink Floyd Releases New Remix of ‘Animals’ Epic ‘Dogs’
Track appears on upcoming revamped edition of 1977 LP.
The 10 Weirdest Genesis Songs
Prog band painted plenty of bizarre pictures, from "Slippermen" to giant, human-hating hogweed.
Rolling Stones Documentary Series Set for US Premiere
Four-part show, which celebrates band's 60th anniversary, will premiere on Epix in August.
The 10 Heaviest Fleetwood Mac Songs
From "One Sunny Day" to "Sisters of the Moon."
Christine McVie on Fleetwood Mac’s Future: ‘Impossible to Say’
"We might get back together," says singer and keyboardist. "But I just couldn’t say for sure.”
Yes Play Intimate Warm-Up Show Ahead of ‘Close to the Edge’ Tour
Set at 400-capacity venue in Tavistock, England, featured early classics and two songs from 2021's 'The Quest.'
When Queens of the Stone Age Got Grimy for ‘Era Vulgaris’
The lyric “Drawn inside a toilet on the wall / The world is round; my square don't fit at all" feels like a mission statement from the band's fifth LP.
Here’s How to See Your Spotify ‘Pie Chart’
Tool breaks down user streams into colors, using highly specific genres.
The 10 Heaviest Who Songs
Pete Townshend, pioneer of windmilling and guitar destruction, has always sounded truly at home when the chords are crashing.
Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72
Prog band's longest-tenured member also played with George Harrison, Joe Cocker and Ginger Baker.
The 10 Heaviest Rush Songs
From the early Zeppelin-isms of "What You're Doing" to the grunge-y attack of "Stick It Out."