Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Dies
His passing followed a difficult chapter in the guitarist's life and career.
Whitesnake Announce New ‘Love Songs’ Compilation
Band shared new remix of "Is This Love" ahead of 15-track collection.
60 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs
The guitarist released only four official LPs during his lifetime. But ranking his greatest songs is almost impossible.
Rush’s Geddy Lee Isn’t Dead, Just Trending on Twitter
“Even I gulped when I saw I was trending," the bassist writes. "But I asked my dogs, and apparently I’m a bit boring but otherwise fine."
Why the Rolling Stones’ ‘Brussels Affair’ Is Essential Listening
Sloppy, spirited live set highlights band's expanded 'Goats Head Soup' reissue.
Watch Deep Purple’s Surreal ‘Nothing at All’ Video
Sequel of sorts to earlier "Throw My Bones" clip continues astronaut's journey.
Hear Eagles’ Live ‘Lyin’ Eyes’ From New Concert LP
Track highlights band's upcoming set 'Live From the Forum MMXVIII.'
Yes Announce New Live Album Documenting Royal Affair Tour
Set features classic material — along with a cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" — recorded during 2019 show in Las Vegas.
Hear Robert Plant Rarity ‘Too Much Alike’ With Patty Griffin
Duet is one of three previously unreleased cuts from singer's solo compilation 'Digging Deep: Subterranea.'
Revamped Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Song Highlights ‘The Batman’ Trailer
Orchestral version of 'Nervermind' song plays in clip for upcoming superhero film.
When Queen Dabbled in Disco on ‘Another One Bites the Dust’
Their music was already impossible to pigeonhole: a bit glam, a bit hard rock, a bit prog, a bit pop. Why not get funky too?
Hear Tom Petty’s Stark Solo ‘Wildflowers’ Demo From Box Set
Acoustic home recording previews long-awaited 'Wildflowers & All the Rest' package.