Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins Drummer W.S. ‘Fluke’ Holland Dead at 85
Musician played on songs like "Blue Suede Shoes," albums like 'At Folsom Prison.'
Metallica Album Art: The Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
Swirls of sperm and blood, an armless mannequin, a magnetic grave — the band has always experimented with its designs.
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."
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 Eagles’ Live ‘Lyin’ Eyes’ From New Concert LP
Track highlights band's upcoming set 'Live From the Forum MMXVIII.'
Hear Tom Petty’s Stark Solo ‘Wildflowers’ Demo From Box Set
Acoustic home recording previews long-awaited 'Wildflowers & All the Rest' package.
Led Zeppelin Album Art: The Stories Behind 9 Famous LP Covers
Their LP covers were as detailed and innovative as the music itself.
Aerosmith, Rolling Stones Members Demand Campaign Song Clearance
Pearl Jam, R.E.M. and Green Day also sign open letter with Artist Rights Alliance.
Robert Plant Digs Up Unreleased Songs for New Solo Anthology
Led Zeppelin singer also premieres first episode of 'Digging Deep' podcast's third season.
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.