Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Hear Eddie Van Halen Play On Newly Unearthed Jimi Hendrix Cover
Guitar virtuoso joins keyboardist David Garfield on "If 6 Was 9" in newly unearthed, remastered track.
Wolfgang Van Halen Opens Up About Late Father’s Health Battles
Lung cancer and brain tumor were among issues Eddie faced.
How Tom Petty Caught ‘Full Moon Fever’ With Jeff Lynne: Exclusive Book Excerpt
New book focuses on singer-songwriter's relationship with Los Angeles, including the numerous collaborators he found there.
Steve Perry Details ‘Traces (Alternate Versions and Sketches)’ LP
Project features acoustic and stripped-back arrangements of seven songs from 2018 LP, plus a radio mix of "Most of All."
Why Mammoth Changed Their Name to Van Halen
They went by something slightly less subtle before adopting the band's now-iconic moniker.
Brian Johnson Has a ‘Lot of Respect’ for Axl Rose’s Work in AC/DC
Singer commended Guns N' Roses member for doing a "fantastic job" while subbing in onstage in 2016.
Why Tom Petty’s Band Initially Hated ‘Mary Jane’s Last Dance’
"What’s funny is that when Tom wrote this song, when he first showed it to me, the chorus was, 'Hey, Indiana girl, go out and find the world,'" says Mike Campbell.
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.
Stevie Nicks’ New Concert Film Headed to Video on Demand
'24 Karat Gold The Concert' will be available to rent for one week.
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.