Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Why John Lennon Originally Hated the Beatles’ ‘Twist and Shout’
"You can hear that I'm just a frantic guy doing his best," singer later recalled of throat-shredding 'Please Please Me' song.
Bruce Springsteen DWI Charges Dismissed
He pleads guilty to "consumption of alcohol in a closed area."
Rush Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Prog-rock trio's sprawling catalog raises some eternal concert LP dilemmas.
Underrated Genesis: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
Revisiting hidden gems from each of the band's 15 studio albums.
Wolfgang Van Halen Offers ‘Gratitude’ to Eddie Mural Artist
Robert Vargas painted massive piece spanning outer wall at Guitar Center Hollywood.
Fleetwood Mac Drummer Mick Fleetwood Sells Recorded Music Rights
Dollar amount is currently unknown for deal, which follows publishing sales from Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham.
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.
Why Rush Went ‘Minimal’ for Cover of Final LP, ‘Clockwork Angels’
Art director Hugh Syme considers the prog-rock band's 2012 LP its "opus," particularly for Neil Peart.
Neil Peart Dies: One Year Later
A look back at 12 months of Rush-related activity following the drummer's death.
How a Stone Sculpture Guided Rush’s ‘Test for Echo’ Cover Art
Through the inspiration of Neil Peart, art director Hugh Syme arrived at an image that symbolized the theme of "finding your way."