Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Why John Lennon Called the Beatles’ ‘Eight Days a Week’ ‘Lousy’
This breezy rocker highlighted a subtly evolving sound, becoming their seventh U.S. No. 1.
Eddie Van Halen Dies: Rockers React
Former bandmate Sammy Hagar wrote that he's "heartbroken and speechless" after guitarist's death from cancer.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Quickly Whip Up An ‘Emotional Rescue’
When the band tweaked the disco formula from their 1978 hit "Miss You," some fans assumed they'd fully embraced that genre. Not quite.
Watch Journey’s New Six-Piece Lineup Perform ‘Don’t Stop Believin”
Bassist Randy Jackson, drummer Narada Michael Walden and keyboardist Jason Derlatka helped play 1981 hit during benefit event.
Concert Promoters Live Nation and AEG Suspend All March Touring
Companies plan to halt all tours through end of month and will reevaluate in April.
Why Genesis’ Prog Era Actually Ended With ‘Spot the Pigeon’
It's easy to forget this set of leftovers, but that's fine with the band: Most of them wish the EP didn't exist.