Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Eddie Van Halen Left Behind ‘Close to a Million CDs’ of Music
In 2008 interview, guitarist noted his studio archives include “boxes and boxes and boxes" of material.
Stevie Nicks’ New Concert Film Headed to Video on Demand
'24 Karat Gold The Concert' will be available to rent for one week.
How Rush Embraced a Nuts-and-Bolts Style for ‘Counterparts’ Cover
Hugh Syme's design was almost punk in its shocking minimalism.
Bruce Springsteen Suggests He’ll Move to Australia if Trump Wins
"If by some happenstance he should be [re-elected]," the rocker says, "I'll see you on the next plane."
Rush’s ‘A Farewell to Kings’ Cover Art Traded England for Buffalo
"I was inspired by composite work by [Hipgnosis] and endeavored to bring some of that to play in that album," art director Hugh Syme says of cover for 1977 LP.
Eddie Van Halen Dies: Rockers React
Former bandmate Sammy Hagar wrote that he's "heartbroken and speechless" after guitarist's death from cancer.
‘Godfather: Part III’ Retitled for Director’s Cut Blu-ray
Francis Ford Coppola "created a new beginning and ending, and rearranged some scenes, shots and music cues" for new version of 1990 film.
Fleetwood Mac on Viral ‘Dreams’ Skateboard Video: ‘We Love This’
TikTok clip shows man lip-syncing 1977 track and drinking Ocean Spray juice.
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."
Metallica Album Art: The Stories Behind 16 Famous LP Covers
Swirls of sperm and blood, an armless mannequin, a magnetic grave — the band has always experimented with its designs.