Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Early Gregg and Duane Allman Material Earns Reissue
Recordings compile the duo's pre-Allman Brothers Band projects Allman Joys, Hour Glass and 31st of February.
Def Leppard Recruit ZZ Top for Fall U.S. Tour
Brief run follows British band's stadium tour with Motley Crue.
Rick Wakeman Preps New Prog-Rock LP ‘The Red Planet’
Former Yes keyboardist's new album follows trio of piano-based projects.
See Queen and Adam Lambert Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Whole Lotta Love’
Band played 1969 track during concert in Dunedin, New Zealand.
The Show That Literally Took Kiss’ Breath Away
Guitarist Tommy Thayer details how combo of small venue, iconic song and too-big confetti cannons resulted in a 'Spinal Tap'-styled stage mishap.
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.
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.
How Each Motley Crue Member Spent His Four-Year ‘Retirement’
With a potential tour up ahead, let's survey how the band members have kept busy since their "final" show in 2015.
Elton John Expands Final Tour Into Summer 2020
Singer-songwriter adds 24 North American dates to Farewell Yellow Brick Road trek.
Why Alan Parsons Might Return to Pink Floyd’s Weirdest Album Idea: Exclusive Interview
He's still disappointed the aborted 'Household Objects' project was never released.