Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Says Rock Hall Is ‘Total Joke’
"Doesn't make any sense," guitarist said of metal band not making 2020 Hall of Fame class. "Hence why the rock hall holds no credibility for me and never has."
Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves': The Story Behind Every Song
A look at the six tracks found on the prog-rock trio's seventh LP.
Watch Tool Honor Rush’s Neil Peart During Concert
The prog-metal band projected an image of Peart with drummer Danny Carey during latter's solo.
Wolfgang Van Halen Ends Billie Eilish Twitter Debate
It all started when the chart-topping pop star admitted she'd never heard of Van Halen.
After 42 Years, Bid a Fond Farewell to Munch’s Make Believe Band
Chuck E. Cheese house band is being phased out of the pizza restaurants.
Why Genesis Had to Keep Shedding Members: Exclusive Interview
For Genesis, chart success really was a matter of addition by subtraction.
How Yes Broke Up After ‘Drama’ Drama
We look at what the members of Yes did during their temporary break-up following 1980's 'Drama.'
The Story of Genesis’ First Post-Peter Gabriel Tour With Phil Collins
After Genesis' charismatic, costume-wearing frontman Peter Gabriel left to pursue a solo career in 1974, Phil Collins accidentally stumbled into his destiny.
The Day Led Zeppelin Reunited
Before this, the three surviving members had only gotten back together on a handful of occasions.
Revisiting the Day Drummer Neil Peart Joined Rush
Rush frontman Geddy Lee wasn't exactly blown away by his first meeting with future bandmate Neil Peart.