Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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.
Elton John Expands Final Tour Into Summer 2020
Singer-songwriter adds 24 North American dates to Farewell Yellow Brick Road trek.
The Story Behind Every Song on Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’
The band's breeziness belies its darkness; its accessibility obscures its depth. And there's no clearer example than their sixth LP.
The History of John Rutsey and Rush
His last gig with the band came on July 25, 1974 at the Centennial Hall in London, Ontario.
The History of the Beatles’ ‘Rattle Your Jewelry’ Concert
The Beatles took a potshot at the rich and regal during one of their most famous concerts.
40 Years Ago: Jethro Tull End ’70s With Underrated ‘Stormwatch’
Jethro Tull's 12th studio album concludes with 'Elegy,' a quiet instrumental of pastoral acoustic guitar and melancholy strings. The title is appropriate.
How the Late George Harrison Returned With ‘Brainwashed’
George Harrison's 'Brainwashed' was a loving swan song from one of rock's finest talents.
36 Years Ago: Steely Dan Release ‘Aja’
'Aja,' Steely Dan's sixth studio album, which was the artistic pinnacle of the '70s jazz-rock movement, turns 36 years old this week.