Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Fan Letters Inspired Def Leppard’s Rick Allen to Keep Drumming
"I didn't wanna do this anymore," drummer recalls thinking after 1984 car crash. "And then I started getting these letters from all over the world."
Revamped Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Song Highlights ‘The Batman’ Trailer
Orchestral version of 'Nervermind' song plays in clip for upcoming superhero film.
When Queen Dabbled in Disco on ‘Another One Bites the Dust’
Their music was already impossible to pigeonhole: a bit glam, a bit hard rock, a bit prog, a bit pop. Why not get funky too?
Listen to First New Go-Go’s Song in 19 Years, ‘Club Zero’
Track appears in upcoming Showtime documentary about New Wave band
Watch Regis Philbin ‘Audition’ for Motley Crue in 1997
Host, who died Saturday at age 88, played band a "rock" piano variation of children's song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm."
Fleetwood Mac Dig Up 1974 Audio, Unreleased Track for New Box Set
Eight-CD collection will feature gig promoting 'Heroes Are Hard to Find,' along with unreleased tune "Good Things (Come to Those Who Wait)."
Remembering Four Iconic World Trade Center Stunts
A look back at the most famous Twin Towers feats, from wire walkers to parachuters.
Eddie Van Halen-Owned Ferrari Up for Auction
Vehicle expected to bring between $150,000 and $200,000 at July sale.
Why Def Leppard Would Rather Write Like T. Rex Than Bob Dylan
"I'd much rather write 'Hubcap diamond star halo' than 'The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind.'"
Jefferson Starship Preview New EP With Single ‘It’s About Time’
Former singer Grace Slick co-wrote track from upcoming 'Mother of the Sun' EP.