Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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.'
Revisiting John Lennon’s Frustrating ‘Live in New York City’ LP
Posthumous album collected songs from former Beatle's two final live shows.
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."
Hear Rick Springfield Front New Version of Badfinger Song
Revamped "Love Is Gonna Come at Last" precedes new Badfinger LP also featuring guest spots from Todd Rundgren and Rick Wakeman.
AC/DC’s Angus Young Hasn’t Written Music With Axl Rose
"Nothing really came out solid," guitarist said of potential collaboration with Guns N' Roses singer.
Michael McDonald Announces Birthday Concert Livestream
"Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One" follows similar September event.
How Rush, Tom Petty and Others Reacted to John Lennon’s Murder
In the immediate aftermath of his death, major artists scrambled to address the horror in some fashion — musically, verbally or through the press.
David Lee Roth Includes Five New Songs in New Online Comic Book
'The Roth Project' features previously issued song "Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bar and Grill."
Eddie Van Halen Left Behind ‘Close to a Million CDs’ of Music
In 2008 interview, guitarist noted his studio archives include “boxes and boxes and boxes" of material.
Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks to Guest at Virtual Tom Petty Festival
Foo Fighters and Jackson Browne also booked for event, marking what would have been late rocker's 70th birthday.
Eddie Van Halen Dies: Rockers React
Former bandmate Sammy Hagar wrote that he's "heartbroken and speechless" after guitarist's death from cancer.
How Joe Walsh Got to Shine on Eagles’ ‘Pretty Maids All in a Row’
A look at how the underrated — but Bob Dylan-praised — 'Hotel California' ballad came to life.