Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Steve Hackett on Quitting Genesis: Band Democracy ‘Rarely Works’
Guitarist says keyboardist Tony Banks told him he “couldn’t do more solo albums" following 1975 debut.
Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon to Play Central Park Concert
Two singer-songwriters will headline New York City "homecoming" event alongside R&B singer Jennifer Hudson.
50 Years Ago: Gene Wilder Adds Mystery, Mischief to ‘Willy Wonka’
Actor delivered an all-time classic performance in musical fantasy, which hit theaters in June 1971.
Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar Join Virtual Tribute to Ronnie James Dio
Sebastian Bach, Tenacious D and Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan also join roster for fundraiser event marking late singer's birthday.
How an Unused Jimi Hendrix Album Cover Led to Journey’s Scarab
Beetle first appeared on 1980's 'Departure,' and has remained a regular presence on the group's projects ever since.
Neil Peart’s Classic Car Collection to Hit Auction
Late Rush drummer's valuable fleet of "Silver Surfers" will be sold in August.
Top 50 Progressive Rock Albums
From 'The Lamb' to 'Octopus' to 'The Snow Goose' — the best LPs that dream beyond 4/4.
Roger Daltrey Cancels U.S. Solo Tour Due to Travel ‘Uncertainty’
Who singer also "reluctantly" nixed live run due to "challenges for a [U.K.] act to be able to perform in the [U.S.]."
Metallica Prep Black Album Covers LP Featuring Elton John, Weezer
The 53-track 'Metallica Blacklist' will also feature Chad Smith, My Morning Jacket, Ghost and Jason Isbell, among others.
Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman Revisit That Famous ‘SNL’ Fight
Castmates Chevy Chase and Bill Murray got into a physical altercation in 1978.