Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
How Jefferson Airplane Fizzled Out With ‘Long John Silver’
Band's seventh album preceded run of solo LPs, collaborations and Jefferson Starship.
Yes Play Intimate Warm-Up Show Ahead of ‘Close to the Edge’ Tour
Set at 400-capacity venue in Tavistock, England, featured early classics and two songs from 2021's 'The Quest.'
Rolling Stones Documentary Series Set for US Premiere
Four-part show, which celebrates band's 60th anniversary, will premiere on Epix in August.
Mars Volta Return With First New Song in a Decade, Fall Tour
"Blacklight Shine" marks band's first new music since 2012's 'Noctourniquet.'
When Queens of the Stone Age Got Grimy for ‘Era Vulgaris’
The lyric “Drawn inside a toilet on the wall / The world is round; my square don't fit at all" feels like a mission statement from the band's fifth LP.
Here’s How to See Your Spotify ‘Pie Chart’
Tool breaks down user streams into colors, using highly specific genres.
The 10 Heaviest Who Songs
Pete Townshend, pioneer of windmilling and guitar destruction, has always sounded truly at home when the chords are crashing.
Beavis and Butt-Head Hit Space in Trailer for Upcoming Film
Clip teases revival project as "the dumbest science fiction movie ever made."
Jon Anderson Announces ‘Close to the Edge’ 50th Anniversary Tour
Monthlong trek, with backing band featuring teenage members of Paul Green Rock Academy, celebrates 1972 Yes LP.
The 10 Heaviest Rush Songs
From the early Zeppelin-isms of "What You're Doing" to the grunge-y attack of "Stick It Out."
All 22 Yes Music Videos Ranked Worst to Best
Prog band's videography is topsy-turvy, mixing straight-ahead "performance" footage, low-budget silliness and high-concept stabs at profundity.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Launch Tour With John Frusciante: Set List
Band played 18-song set heavy on 'Unlimited Love' and 'Stadium Arcadium.'