Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
45 Years Ago: Genesis Crashes Top 40 With ‘Follow You Follow Me’
"It’s an up, happy song that makes you smile without being sweet," Mike Rutherford said of the 1978 single.
Genesis, ‘BBC Broadcasts': Album Review
This multidisc set marks a new apex of the prog-pop band's live catalog.
Rush Recruits Tool’s Danny Carey for Taylor Hawkins L.A. Tribute
Performance follows three-song set at London event honoring late Foo Fighters drummer.
When Frank Zappa Pulled Out the Baton for Final Stage Appearance
Composer, battling terminal cancer, conducted Ensemble Modern during performance in September 1992.
The Doors ‘Rescue’ Last Known Unissued Studio Tune for Blues Comp
"Paris Blues" will appear on LP of the same name for Record Store Day 2022.
Ray Wilson Looks Back on Whirlwind Run Fronting Genesis
Former singer compares brief tenure in band to "being taken to the top of Mount Everest and thrown off."
45 Years Ago: The Police Plays First Show With Classic Trio Lineup
They were coming off a brief run with original guitarist Henry Padovani.
INXS Announces 1983 Live LP and ‘Shabooh Shoobah’ Reissue
As part of "INXS Day," new wave band also detailed Giles Martin’s Dolby Atmos mix of hits compilation 'The Very Best.'
Rolling Stones, U2 Lead Ticket Gross Chart With Over $2 Billion
New Pollstar report analyzes "thousands of box-office reports" dating back to early '80s.
The 10 Weirdest Led Zeppelin Songs
From synth-heavy prog epic "Carouselambra" to distorted folk oddity "Hats Off to (Roy) Harper."