Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Fan Letters Inspired Def Leppard’s Rick Allen to Keep Drumming
"I didn't wanna do this anymore," drummer recalls thinking after 1984 car crash. "And then I started getting these letters from all over the world."
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."
Hear Two New Blue Oyster Cult Songs From ‘The Symbol Remains’
"That Was Me" and "Box in My Head" highlight band's first album in almost two decades.
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?
Watch Regis Philbin ‘Audition’ for Motley Crue in 1997
Host, who died Saturday at age 88, played band a "rock" piano variation of children's song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm."
Fleetwood Mac’s Nicks, Fleetwood Lead Tributes to Peter Green
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler, Kiss' Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton also mourned guitarist after his death at age 73.
New Jimi Hendrix Clothing Store Launches Online
Shop features music, clothes, accessories and collectibles.
How Eagles Ended Up on ESPN: ‘They Went Crazy, We Went Crazy’
Since their fans are "a little old-school," the band originally made a traditional deal with Rhino.