Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Fan Letters Inspired Def Leppard’s Rick Allen to Keep Drumming
"I didn't wanna do this anymore," drummer recalls thinking after 1984 car crash. "And then I started getting these letters from all over the world."
Metallica Album Art: the Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
Swirls of sperm and blood, an armless mannequin, a magnetic grave — the band has always experimented with its designs.
Whitesnake Announce New ‘Love Songs’ Compilation
Band shared new remix of "Is This Love" ahead of 15-track collection.
Rush’s Geddy Lee Isn’t Dead, Just Trending on Twitter
“Even I gulped when I saw I was trending," the bassist writes. "But I asked my dogs, and apparently I’m a bit boring but otherwise fine."
Watch Deep Purple’s Surreal ‘Nothing at All’ Video
Sequel of sorts to earlier "Throw My Bones" clip continues astronaut's journey.
Hear Eagles’ Live ‘Lyin’ Eyes’ From New Concert LP
Track highlights band's upcoming set 'Live From the Forum MMXVIII.'
Yes Announce New Live Album Documenting Royal Affair Tour
Set features classic material — along with a cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" — recorded during 2019 show in Las Vegas.
Led Zeppelin Album Art: The Stories Behind 9 Famous LP Covers
Their LP covers were as detailed and innovative as the music itself.
Robert Plant Digs Up Unreleased Songs for New Solo Anthology
Led Zeppelin singer also premieres first episode of 'Digging Deep' podcast's third season.
Watch Regis Philbin ‘Audition’ for Motley Crue in 1997
Host, who died Saturday at age 88, played band a "rock" piano variation of children's song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm."