Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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.
2019 Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Box sets and books, sweaters and doormats: Check out noteworthy products from the Beatles, Rush, Motley Crue, Kiss, Van Halen and more.
How Each Motley Crue Member Spent His Four-Year ‘Retirement’
With a potential tour up ahead, let's survey how the band members have kept busy since their "final" show in 2015.
5 Reasons Soundgarden Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Seattle grunge band helped define a sound in the '90s.
Tool Announce Expanded Book Edition of ‘Fear Inoculum’
Band has new version of recently issued fifth LP on the way.
The Story Behind Every Song on Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’
The band's breeziness belies its darkness; its accessibility obscures its depth. And there's no clearer example than their sixth LP.
How Pink Floyd Carried on With ‘A Saucerful of Secrets’
The band's second album featured little input from its damaged original leader Syd Barrett.