Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Top 50 Progressive Rock Songs
Take the Roundabout, travel down the Inca Roads then head for the Court of the Crimson King.
The 10 Weirdest Genesis Songs
Prog band painted plenty of bizarre pictures, from "Slippermen" to giant, human-hating hogweed.
Yes Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
From failed pop experiments to symphonic prog masterpieces.
45 Years Ago: Genesis Crashes Top 40 With ‘Follow You Follow Me’
"It’s an up, happy song that makes you smile without being sweet," Mike Rutherford said of the 1978 single.
50 Years Ago: Genesis Goes Sci-Fi Prog in ‘Watcher of the Skies’
Band scaled back epic 'Foxtrot' track for shorter single version.
Genesis, ‘BBC Broadcasts': Album Review
This multidisc set marks a new apex of the prog-pop band's live catalog.
Genesis Announces Massive Box Set of BBC Recordings
Five-CD and three-LP collection spans sessions from 1970 to 1998.
When Genesis Helped Peter Gabriel Escape Debt With 1982 Reunion
Proceeds for one-off show benefitted the singer's financially struggling WOMAD festival.
Stevie Nicks Made One Demand Before Teaming Up With Gorillaz
"I want to have big, false eyelashes, and I want to have blonde hair, right?"
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.
Rolling Stones Documentary Series Set for US Premiere
Four-part show, which celebrates band's 60th anniversary, will premiere on Epix in August.