Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Rush Album Art: The Stories Behind All 19 LP Covers
Decrepit puppet kings, fireball jugglers, dalmatians next to fire hydrants — the band wasn't afraid to experiment with its sleeves.
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.
Rush Open Up About Neil Peart’s Cancer Battle
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson recall their emotional journey following drummer's brain cancer diagnosis.
Neil Peart Dies: One Year Later
A look back at 12 months of Rush-related activity following the drummer's death.
Bruce Springsteen Teases ‘Big Surprise’ for Fans in 2021
"I have some projects coming up this year that I won't tell 'cause it's going to be a secret," he told SiriusXM.
Jimmy Page Shares Rare XYZ-Era ‘Rock and Ruin’ Demo
Track marks 40th anniversary of sessions with then-former Yes members Chris Squire and Alan White.
Hear Foo Fighters’ New Song ‘No Son of Mine’ From Upcoming LP
Dave Grohl and company rang in 2021 by issuing 'Medicine at Midnight' track.
August 2020 Recap: COVID Controversies and Concert Innovation
A drive-in concert film and the opening of a socially distanced venue were among the month's biggest headlines.
Mountain’s Leslie West Dies: Rockers React
Dee Snider, Sebastian Bach, Neal Schon and others shared condolences following news of the guitarist's death.
Alice Cooper Previews New Album With Outrageous Cherry Cover
"Our Love Will Change the World" appears on singer's upcoming 'Detroit Stories' album.
Why AC/DC Kept ‘Power Up’ on the Shelf for Over Two Years
Engineer Mike Fraser discusses the lengthy gap between the LP's recording and release.
How Rush Wound Up With a ‘Marquee’ Cover for ‘2112’
"I look back on it as being pretty formative, pretty primitive," says art director Hugh Syme. "But I realize that I somehow intuitively tapped into my conversations with [Neil Peart] about the arc of his story."