Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Steve Howe on New Yes Live LP, Feeling ‘Competitive’ With Genesis
Guitarist also reflects on the 40th anniversary of 'Drama,' too.
Rush’s ‘Hemispheres': How Philosophy, Surrealism Inspired Cover
"There was a lot of discussion about Dionysus and Apollo and the left-brain, right-brain [theory]," art director Hugh Syme says of artwork for 1978 LP.
Stevie Nicks’ New Concert Film Headed to Video on Demand
'24 Karat Gold The Concert' will be available to rent for one week.
How Yes’ ‘Fragile’ Inspired a Bachman-Turner Overdrive LP Title
BTO's third album title was a playful swipe at the prog band's 1971 classic.
Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks to Guest at Virtual Tom Petty Festival
Foo Fighters and Jackson Browne also booked for event, marking what would have been late rocker's 70th birthday.
How Rush Embraced a Nuts-and-Bolts Style for ‘Counterparts’ Cover
Hugh Syme's design was almost punk in its shocking minimalism.
Bruce Springsteen Suggests He’ll Move to Australia if Trump Wins
"If by some happenstance he should be [re-elected]," the rocker says, "I'll see you on the next plane."
Rush’s Neil Peart Celebrated in New Illustrated Quote Book
Project, out in 2021, pairs drummer and lyricist's "words and musings" with black-and-white illustrations.
Metallica Album Art: The Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
Swirls of sperm and blood, an armless mannequin, a magnetic grave — the band has always experimented with its designs.
60 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs
The guitarist released only four official LPs during his lifetime. But ranking his greatest songs is almost impossible.