Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Ringo Starr Taps Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh for 80th Birthday Show
Gary Clark Jr., Sheryl Crow, Sheila E and Ben Harper also set for virtual event, which features home performances and previously unseen footage.
Bob Dylan First Artist With Top 40 LPs in Seven Different Decades
Songwriter's latest record, 'Rough and Rowdy Ways,' debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard album chart.
Billy Gibbons’ ‘Rock and Roll Gearhead’ Book: Preview and Interview
"Every guitar maintains a special characteristic and personality," says ZZ Top leader. "No two are exactly alike. Same six strings, way different effect!"
The Rolling Stones Threaten Lawsuit Over Trump Using Their Songs
"If Donald Trump disregards the exclusion and persists, then he would face a lawsuit for breaking the embargo and playing music that has not been licensed," band writes.
Quiet Riot Cancel Socially Distanced Show Over ‘Health Concerns’
Molly Hatchet and Blackfoot will still perform at July 4 event.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Quickly Whip Up An ‘Emotional Rescue’
When the band tweaked the disco formula from their 1978 hit "Miss You," some fans assumed they'd fully embraced that genre. Not quite.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Announce 2021 Dates and Refund Policy
Thirty-one-date trek with Poison and Joan Jett was postponed from summer 2020 due to COVID-19.
Rock’s Best Summer Soundtrack Songs
When blockbuster films meet blockbuster songs — from 'Eye of the Tiger' to 'The Lion King'
How the Beatles, Stones, Hendrix and Others Influenced Prince
Exclusive excerpt from 'Prince FAQ' also details how Carlos Santana, Parliament/Funkadelic, Joni Mitchell and Sly and the Family Stone inspired the shape-shifting musician.
Rush Salute Neil Peart and DJs With New ‘Spirit of Radio’ Video
Animated clip promotes 40th-anniversary reissue of 1980 LP 'Permanent Waves'
Metallica Tease ‘S&M2′ Box Set
Drummer Lars Ulrich announced the package on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' promising a copy to a pediatric nurse on the frontlines of COVID-19.
How Queen Embraced the Synthesizer on ‘Play the Game’
The band experimented with an Oberheim OB-X synth on the opening song from 1980's 'The Game.'