Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Go Rockabilly With ‘Candy Store Rock’
'Presence' single was a playful – if deceptively complex – homage to their early rock roots.
Foo Fighters Cover Bee Gees for Record Store Day LP
Limited-edition album also includes five live-in-the-studio versions of 'Medicine at Midnight' tunes.
In Defense of Genesis’ ‘Invisible Touch’
They were prog heroes and pop stars — a rare and tricky balance. Recognizing that fact only underscores their versatility.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Rethink Farewell: ‘Maybe It’s Not Our Time to Go’
Band details U.S. dates for 2021 Big Wheels Keep on Turnin' Tour.
Doobie Brothers Add Three New Dates to 50th-Anniversary Tour
Band's North American run will be first in 25 years to feature singer Michael McDonald.
Alan Parsons and Marillion to Headline Cruise to the Edge 2022
Al DiMeola, Adrian Belew, Al Stewart and Gong will also perform at next installment of floating fest.
Guns N’ Roses Recruit Mammoth WVH for Rescheduled 2021 Tour
Band adds 14 new dates to summer run, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
35 Years Ago: Genesis and Alumni Place Five Songs in Hot 100
The May 31, 1986, chart featured "Invisible Touch" alongside singles by Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, GTR and Mike + the Mechanics.
35 Years Ago: Genesis’ ‘Invisible Touch’ Marks First U.S. No. 1
Prog-pop band took a commercial leap on the single, part of its multiplatinum 'Invisible Touch' LP.
Geddy Lee Says Robert Plant Helped Rush Through Dark Time
Former Led Zeppelin singer invited bassist and guitarist to a gig during Canadian band's late-'90s hiatus.
David Crosby Recruits Michael McDonald for New Song ‘River Rise’
Songwriter's upcoming 'For Free' LP features Joni Mitchell cover and collaboration with Steely Dan's Donald Fagen.
Bruce Springsteen Will Guest on New John Mellencamp LP
"Bruce is singing on the new record and is playing guitar,” Mellencamp said during Clive Davis' virtual Grammy party.