Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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.
Dave Mustaine ‘So Happy’ to Hear From James Hetfield After Cancer Diagnosis
"Contrary to what anybody says and contrary to any of the act that we put on, I love James and I know that James loves me and cares about me," says Megadeth frontman.
5 Reasons Soundgarden Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Seattle grunge band helped define a sound in the '90s.
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.
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.
Kiss Detail 2020 Shows for Final Tour
Band announces venue and on-sale information for U.S. dates.
Robert Plant Eyes New Space Shifters, Alison Krauss Albums
Singer has gathered roughly "40 different instrumental ideas" for a new band studio project
How to Make the Perfect LP From Rush’s Recent Albums
With the band out of the limelight, what are we supposed to do now? If they won't give us another record, we'll simply devise our own.
All 100 Nirvana Songs Ranked Worst to Best
The band's influence was so immense, it's easy to forget just how little music they recorded.
All 167 Rush Songs Ranked Worst to Best
The difficulty – and nerdy thrill – of ranking Rush's catalog is that you're essentially pitting several distinct bands against each other.
That Time Led Zeppelin Went Back to the Clubs to Debut Songs From ‘IV’
Led Zeppelin came up with a throwback solution to the impersonal character of a Fall 1970 arena tour.
45 Years Ago: Rush Release First LP With Neil Peart, ‘Fly by Night’
'Fly by Night' is technically the second Rush album -- though, from a creative standpoint, it's the true starting point of the band's genius.