Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Genesis Announces Massive Box Set of BBC Recordings
Five-CD and three-LP collection spans sessions from 1970 to 1998.
When Frank Zappa Pulled Out the Baton for Final Stage Appearance
Composer, battling terminal cancer, conducted Ensemble Modern during performance in September 1992.
The Doors ‘Rescue’ Last Known Unissued Studio Tune for Blues Comp
"Paris Blues" will appear on LP of the same name for Record Store Day 2022.
Stone Temple Pilots Albums Ranked
During their run with original singer Scott Weiland, they created one of the most unique and underrated catalogs from their era.
Beach Boys Launch New Music Video Series With ‘Barbara Ann’
Project — also featuring "Don’t Worry Baby," "Wouldn’t It Be Nice" and "God Only Knows" — explores teenage romance between surfer and aspiring photographer.
Smashing Pumpkins Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Everything is cyclical is Billy Corgan's world, no entryway ever fully shut. As a wise man once sang, "The End Is the Beginning Is the End."
Ray Wilson Looks Back on Whirlwind Run Fronting Genesis
Former singer compares brief tenure in band to "being taken to the top of Mount Everest and thrown off."
Elton John Teases Britney Spears Duet With Restaurant Performance
He sang over recording in outdoor preview of duet, which interpolates his 1971 classic "Tiny Dancer."
When Golden Earring Returned to US Chart With ‘Twilight Zone’
Glory days seemed behind them — until the band's resurgence with massive 'Cut' single.
Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Joe Strummer’s ‘Long Shadow’
Pearl Jam frontman's update arrives alongside a previously unreleased track from forthcoming 'Mescaleros Years' compilation.
45 Years Ago: The Police Plays First Show With Classic Trio Lineup
They were coming off a brief run with original guitarist Henry Padovani.
INXS Announces 1983 Live LP and ‘Shabooh Shoobah’ Reissue
As part of "INXS Day," new wave band also detailed Giles Martin’s Dolby Atmos mix of hits compilation 'The Very Best.'