Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves': The Story Behind Every Song
A look at the six tracks found on the prog-rock trio's seventh LP.
Steely Dan and Steve Winwood Plot North American Tour
Rock legends, who toured together in 2016, will play 26 dates throughout the summer.
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)"
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Says Rock Hall Is ‘Total Joke’
"Doesn't make any sense," guitarist said of metal band not making 2020 Hall of Fame class. "Hence why the rock hall holds no credibility for me and never has."
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.
Ronnie Montrose Tribute Show to Feature Members of REO Speedwagon and Night Ranger
Dokken, Vanilla Fudge, Tesla, Ted Nugent and Scorpions alumni will also perform at Ronnie Montrose Remembered.
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.
Watch Eric Clapton Join Hawkwind for Eight Songs During U.K. Show
Guitarist played during final stretch of space-rock band's concert in Guildford, England.
The Story Behind Every Song on the Rolling Stones’ ‘Let It Bleed’
Decades later, the eclectic LP remains one of the band's most beloved recordings — worthy of a deep-dive into the stories behind each song.
Wolfgang Van Halen Ends Billie Eilish Twitter Debate
It all started when the chart-topping pop star admitted she'd never heard of Van Halen.
Chicago Plots North American 2020 Tour With Rick Springfield
Brass-rock ensemble and power-pop singer link up for 26-date trek across the U.S. and Canada.
2019 Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Box sets and books, sweaters and doormats: Check out noteworthy products from the Beatles, Rush, Motley Crue, Kiss, Van Halen and more.