Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson Recuperating After Open-Heart Surgery
Clarifying why he stayed seated during band's 'Late Show' performance, bassist wrote that he's "slowly but surely getting stronger every day" after procedure.
Bruce Springsteen DWI Charges Dismissed
He pleads guilty to "consumption of alcohol in a closed area."
Why John Lennon Called the Beatles’ ‘Eight Days a Week’ ‘Lousy’
This breezy rocker highlighted a subtly evolving sound, becoming their seventh U.S. No. 1.
Wolfgang Van Halen Offers ‘Gratitude’ to Eddie Mural Artist
Robert Vargas painted massive piece spanning outer wall at Guitar Center Hollywood.
Watch ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Reunite With Rhinestone Suit
Guitarist inspects garments, which he accidentally left on a 1974 flight, during recent 'Pawn Stars' episode.
Bruce Springsteen Teases ‘Big Surprise’ for Fans in 2021
"I have some projects coming up this year that I won't tell 'cause it's going to be a secret," he told SiriusXM.
Mountain’s Leslie West Dies: Rockers React
Dee Snider, Sebastian Bach, Neal Schon and others shared condolences following news of the guitarist's death.
Paul McCartney ‘Hated’ Being Called ‘Cute’ Beatle
"No, I'm not!" he tells Howard Stern. "Don't call me that."
How Rush, Tom Petty and Others Reacted to John Lennon’s Murder
In the immediate aftermath of his death, major artists scrambled to address the horror in some fashion — musically, verbally or through the press.
Wolfgang Van Halen Opens Up About Late Father’s Health Battles
Lung cancer and brain tumor were among issues Eddie faced.
Why Tom Petty’s Band Initially Hated ‘Mary Jane’s Last Dance’
"What’s funny is that when Tom wrote this song, when he first showed it to me, the chorus was, 'Hey, Indiana girl, go out and find the world,'" says Mike Campbell.
AC/DC Tease New Song ‘Demon Fire’ in Trailer Video
Blazing track will appear on newly reunited band's upcoming 'Power Up' LP.