Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Hear Sting Dissect How He Sings and Plays Bass Simultaneously
Exclusive clip previews 'Sting: Upon Reflection,' musician's upcoming installment of Audible's 'Words + Music' series.
John Oates Joins Sax-Playing Sasquatch for Revamped ‘Maneater’
Guitarist tackles Hall & Oates' 1982 hit with costumed, viral-friendly saxophonist.
Grammy Producer Defends Show’s Eddie Van Halen Tribute Segment
Executive producer says he originally suggested "eight or nine guitarists" to pay tribute after guitarist's son declined offer to perform.
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.
Kansas Announce Concert LP ‘Point of Know Return Live and Beyond’
Project documents prog-rock band's anniversary tour behind 1977 LP.
Yaphet Kotto, Mr. Big in Bond’s ‘Live and Let Die,’ Dead at 81
Actor also appeared in 'The Thomas Crown Affair' and Ridley Scott's 'Alien.'
That Time Frank Zappa Played a Drug Dealer on ‘Miami Vice’
Avant-garde composer and satirical rock star made his most surprising creative move in 1986.
Hear Cheap Trick’s New Song ‘Boys and Girls and Rock N Roll’
Track previews band's upcoming 20th LP, 'In Another World.'
Tina Turner Recalls Path to Rock Stardom in New HBO Doc Trailer
Singer recalls dream of becoming "the first Black rock 'n' roll singer to pack places like the [Rolling] Stones."
Underrated Steely Dan: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
We did the dirty work for you, highlighting one song from each of the band's nine studio LPs.