Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Hear Bastille’s Dan Smith Cover REO Speedwagon’s ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’
Indie-pop singer teams with London Contemporary Orchestra for cover version used in British Christmas ad.
5 Reasons Soundgarden Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Seattle grunge band helped define a sound in the '90s.
Kiss Detail 2020 Shows for Final Tour
Band announces venue and on-sale information for U.S. dates.
Robert Plant Eyes New Space Shifters, Alison Krauss Albums
Singer has gathered roughly "40 different instrumental ideas" for a new band studio project
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.
How to Make the Perfect LP From Rush’s Recent Albums
With the band out of the limelight, what are we supposed to do now? If they won't give us another record, we'll simply devise our own.
How Alan Parsons Completed a Return to Vintage Sounds on ‘The Secret': Interview
'The Secret' returns to the organic, lightly symphonic pop-rock style that propelled classic albums by the Alan Parsons Project.
How ‘Dear Mr. Fantasy’ Become Traffic’s ‘Milestone’ Song
"I knew it wasn't just a good piece or a good track for a record."
All 100 Nirvana Songs Ranked Worst to Best
The band's influence was so immense, it's easy to forget just how little music they recorded.
Justin Hayward Captains Inaugural On the Blue Cruise: Review
Moody Blues member took a "trip down memory lane" during floating festival.
All 183 Yes Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Yes have survived because they've been willing to endlessly adapt. But which experiment worked best?