Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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."
James Taylor and Peter Gabriel Highlight Leonard Cohen Tribute LP
Blue Note label previews 12-track 'Here It is' with Taylor's version of 1984 love song "Coming Back to You."
The 10 Weirdest Genesis Songs
Prog band painted plenty of bizarre pictures, from "Slippermen" to giant, human-hating hogweed.