Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Paul McCartney Recorded a Christmas Album, but You Can’t Hear It
Former Beatle assembled instrumental collection "years ago" — but "just for the family."
Watch Eric Clapton Join Hawkwind for Eight Songs During U.K. Show
Guitarist played during final stretch of space-rock band's concert in Guildford, England.
How Each Motley Crue Member Spent His Four-Year ‘Retirement’
With a potential tour up ahead, let's survey how the band members have kept busy since their "final" show in 2015.
Kiss Detail 2020 Shows for Final Tour
Band announces venue and on-sale information for U.S. dates.
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.
Why Alan Parsons Might Return to Pink Floyd’s Weirdest Album Idea: Exclusive Interview
He's still disappointed the aborted 'Household Objects' project was never released.
Fleetwood Mac Set List Primer: 5 Rare Songs From New Tour
To get all fans on the same page, let's recap the five rarest rarities from the band's current tour.
5 Songs We’d Love to See Fleetwood Mac Play at Their Tour Opener
Questions linger about the revamped Mac. Will they blacklist all Buckingham material? And if so, how they fill the gaps?
All 167 Rush Songs Ranked Worst to Best
The difficulty – and nerdy thrill – of ranking Rush's catalog is that you're essentially pitting several distinct bands against each other.
The History of Yes Live Albums
In their tumultuous half-century of existence, Yes have released 16 live albums. That's way too many live albums.
Why Genesis Had to Keep Shedding Members: Exclusive Interview
For Genesis, chart success really was a matter of addition by subtraction.
Why Genesis Started Writing Shorter Songs: Exclusive Interview
As Phil Collins took over for singer Peter Gabriel, Genesis shifted toward more concise, radio-friendly singles.