Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
15 Classic Rock Songs That Were Written Very Quickly
Sometimes working fast pays off.
Hear Green Day’s New Joan Jett-Sampling Song, ‘Oh Yeah!’
Power-pop track features vocal hook from Jett's 1980 cut "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)"
Pearl Jam Fuel New Album Speculation With ‘Gigaton’ Billboards
The band continues its cryptic social media campaign with an augmented reality scavenger hunt.
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.
Former Hawkwind Drummer Martin Griffin Has Died
Musician played on three of space-rock band's studio albums, along with one LP from spin-off act Hawklords.
The Show That Literally Took Kiss’ Breath Away
Guitarist Tommy Thayer details how combo of small venue, iconic song and too-big confetti cannons resulted in a 'Spinal Tap'-styled stage mishap.
Dave Grohl Recruits 13-Year-Old Daughter for Partial Nirvana Reunion Show
Beck, St. Vincent also joined band's surviving members during five-song set at charity benefit.
Gene Simmons Puts Ice Cubes in His Breakfast Cereal
Kiss are still one month away from launching the 2020 leg of their farewell tour, but co-founding member is making headlines for another, more disturbing reason.
10 Years Ago: Soundgarden Plant Seeds of Reunion
Thirteen years after their disastrous final show of the '90s, the heavy rock quartet first teased a comeback that spawned multiple tours and one more LP.
Def Leppard Tease ‘Early Years’ Box Set, Revamped Video Campaign
Package will include previously announced live show from April 1980 that singer Joe Elliott calls "astounding"
How Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman Surprised Ex-Bandmate Elton John: Exclusive Interview
Singer-turned-record label exec also takes us back to discovering Pantera.
Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman on New Box Set, Touring With Black Sabbath: Exclusive Intervi…
Mammoth 'Unburied Treasure' box set features their newly remastered catalog and 15 unheard live shows.