Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Vangelis, ‘Blade Runner’ Composer and Electronic Icon, Dies at 79
Greek composer's catalog spans electronic music, progressive rock and major film scores including Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire.'
The 10 Heaviest Yes Songs
From the jazz-fusion chaos of "Sound Chaser" to the orchestral-rock surge in "Spirit of Survival."
Cruise to the Edge 2022 Review: Without Yes, Festival Floats On
Despite numerous band dropouts and logistical challenges, floating fest remained catnip for prog lovers.
Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72
Prog band's longest-tenured member also played with George Harrison, Joe Cocker and Ginger Baker.
The Who Reflect on Cincinnati Return, Decades After Tragedy
"I think there’s been such a difficulty with dealing with our feelings about it," says Pete Townshend, referencing tragic crowd surge that killed 11 fans in 1979.
Judas Priest Confirm K.K. Downing Will Attend Rock Hall Ceremony
"He’s spoken to management and said he will definitely be there," bassist Ian Hill said of metal band's former guitarist.
The 10 Heaviest Genesis Songs
From the Bonham-like drums of "Squonk" to the knotty guitar riff of "Down and Out."
When Pink Floyd Launched Turbulent North American ‘Animals’ Tour
In the Flesh trek — which helped inspire 'The Wall' — wrapped with infamous show featuring Roger Waters spitting incident.
Why Journey Stopped Making Videos During MTV’s Golden Era
Singer Steve Perry said band wanted to preserve "the mystery and mystique of the fantasy of radio."
Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie Preps Solo Compilation ‘Songbird’
Ten-track package features two previously unreleased songs and orchestral version of titular 'Rumours' track.
Radiohead Offshoot the Smile Announce Debut LP, ‘A Light for Attracting Attention’
New side project features Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Nigel Godrich and Tom Skinner.
Rush, ‘Moving Pictures (40th Anniversary Edition)': Album Review
Prog-rock trio has always been a tidy bunch, never accumulating much of an archival scrap pile.