Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Watch Tommy Lee Play a College Professor on ‘The Goldbergs’
In clip from the ABC sitcom, Motley Crue drummer dons bow tie and calls rock music "deafening noise made by morally questionable gentlemen"
15 Classic Rock Songs That Were Written Very Quickly
Sometimes working fast pays off.
Gene Simmons Puts Ice Cubes in His Breakfast Cereal
Kiss are still one month away from launching the 2020 leg of their farewell tour, but co-founding member is making headlines for another, more disturbing reason.
Why Alan Parsons Might Return to Pink Floyd’s Weirdest Album Idea: Exclusive Interview
He's still disappointed the aborted 'Household Objects' project was never released.
All 183 Yes Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Yes have survived because they've been willing to endlessly adapt. But which experiment worked best?
5 Songs We’d Love to See Fleetwood Mac Play at Their Tour Opener
Questions linger about the revamped Mac. Will they blacklist all Buckingham material? And if so, how they fill the gaps?
The History of Yes Live Albums
In their tumultuous half-century of existence, Yes have released 16 live albums. That's way too many live albums.
Cruise to the Edge 2018: Review
Yes' annual floating retreat, Cruise to the Edge, has been a vehicle for both celebration and mourning – as much a memorial service as a music festival.
When Rush Closed Out the ’80s With the Transitional ‘Presto’
This album falls somewhere between the band's synth-driven early '80s era and their guitar-heavy return in the late '90s.
Jethro Tull, ‘A Passion Play: An Extended Performance’ – Album Review
Jethro Tull have released a re-mastered and expanded edition of their 1973 album, 'A Passion Play.'
Yes, ‘Heaven & Earth’ – Album Review
We reviewed 'Heaven and Earth,' the new album by Yes.
16 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s ‘BBC Sessions’ Released
For many diehards, Led Zeppelin were even more mind-blowing onstage than they were in the studio. With 1997's 'BBC Sessions,' that argument was strengthened considerably, as it showcased the most powerful quartet in rock music at their most playful and hard-hitting.