Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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.
Sammy Hagar Teases Summer Tour With Whitesnake, Night Ranger
Singer says supergroup the Circle were "getting in stride" on 2019 trek promoting 'Space Between' LP
Slash Says Guns N’ Roses ‘Not Sure’ How to Release New Music
"I mean, there's material and there's recording ... but we’re not really sure what we're doing with it right now."
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Says Rock Hall Is ‘Total Joke’
"Doesn't make any sense," guitarist said of metal band not making 2020 Hall of Fame class. "Hence why the rock hall holds no credibility for me and never has."
Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves': The Story Behind Every Song
A look at the six tracks found on the prog-rock trio's seventh LP.
Watch Tool Honor Rush’s Neil Peart During Concert
The prog-metal band projected an image of Peart with drummer Danny Carey during latter's solo.
Final Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote Revealed
These five artists boosted their odds of entering the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class.
Watch Eric Clapton Join Hawkwind for Eight Songs During U.K. Show
Guitarist played during final stretch of space-rock band's concert in Guildford, England.
Chicago Plots North American 2020 Tour With Rick Springfield
Brass-rock ensemble and power-pop singer link up for 26-date trek across the U.S. and Canada.
The Story Behind Every Song on the Rolling Stones’ ‘Let It Bleed’
Decades later, the eclectic LP remains one of the band's most beloved recordings — worthy of a deep-dive into the stories behind each song.