Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Jim Steinman, Writer of Meat Loaf’s ‘Bat Out of Hell,’ Dead at 73
Power ballad expert penned classics like "Bat Out of Hell" and Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart."
Mike Mitchell, Guitarist on Kingsmen’s ‘Louie Louie,’ Dies at 77
No cause of death was given for band's co-founding member, who reportedly "peacefully passed away."
Hear Billy Gibbons’ Atmospheric New Song ‘Desert High’
Track previews ZZ Top frontman's upcoming solo LP 'Hardware.'
Pete Townshend Isn’t Sure If There Will Be Another Who Album
Songwriter says there isn't "any real prospect" of new LP until he has "proper conversation" with singer Roger Daltrey.
Hear Nancy Wilson’s New Song Dedicated to Eddie Van Halen
Acoustic instrumental "4 Edward" highlights Heart guitarist's upcoming debut solo LP, 'You and Me.'
Mick Jagger Teams With 3D Artist for Charitable ‘Eazy Sleazy’ NFT
Audio-visual piece featuring portion of Dave Grohl collaboration will be sold at auction.
Sammy Hagar ‘Would Have Been Embarrassed’ to Be in ‘Van Hagar’
Singer recalls record-label executive suggesting name change during band meeting.
20 Years Ago: ‘Joe Dirt’ Blends Sophomoric Humor and Sweetness
David Spade starred in 2001 comedy, which earned hostile reviews but developed a cult following.
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson Recuperating After Open-Heart Surgery
Clarifying why he stayed seated during band's 'Late Show' performance, bassist wrote that he's "slowly but surely getting stronger every day" after procedure.
Roger Waters Announces New 2022 Dates for Postponed Tour
Songwriter will play new songs and material from Pink Floyd's "golden era" during trek, which he delayed due to the pandemic.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen’s Animated ‘Think It Over’ Lyric Video
Power-pop track highlights upcoming debut solo LP as Mammoth WVH.
Guns N’ Roses Reschedule European Tour Dates to 2022
Band announces Gary Clark Jr. as a "special guest" for most dates, including five newly added shows.