Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Tom Petty’s New ‘Angel Dreams’ Reworks ‘She’s the One’ Soundtrack
Remastered set, out in June as part of Record Store Day event, features four previously unreleased songs.
Bruce Springsteen Talks ‘Complex’ Themes of ‘Born in the U.S.A.’
"Our protagonist ... has been betrayed by his nation and yet still feels deeply connected to the country that he grew up in," songwriter tells Barack Obama in podcast clip.
The Best Song From Every King Crimson Album
Symphonic prog, new wave, industrial rock — these 13 tracks showcase the band's full evolution.
Ian Anderson Announces New Jethro Tull LP and Lyric Book
Band is reportedly three-quarters finished with 'The Zealot Gene,' the first LP under the Tull moniker since 2003.
Underrated Journey: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The band scored so many hits, it's easy to forget they wrote anything else.
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.
Hear Joe Satriani on Kitt Wakeley’s New Orchestral-Rock Song
"Conflicted" appears on producer-composer's new LP with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 'Symphony of Sinners and Saints.'
Jon Anderson on Solo Reissues and 50 Years of ‘The Yes Album’
Singer talks about proving his musical merits outside of Yes on 'Olias of Sunhillow' and 'Song of Seven.'
Rush Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Prog-rock trio's sprawling catalog raises some eternal concert LP dilemmas.
New Tom Petty Documentary to Premiere at SXSW Online
'Somewhere You Feel Free' utilizes "newly discovered archive of 16mm film" to show singer-songwriter at work on 1994's 'Wildflowers.'
How Paul McCartney Wrote Solo for the Beatles’ ‘All My Loving’
Bassist envisioned 1963 'With the Beatles' cut as a "little country and western song."
Bruce Springsteen Makes TV Commercial Debut in Super Bowl Jeep Ad
Clip, which songwriter scored with producer Ron Aniello, focuses on achieving a "ReUnited States of America."