Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
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.
Led Zeppelin Album Art: The Stories Behind 9 Famous LP Covers
Their LP covers were as detailed and innovative as the music itself.
The Rolling Stones Threaten Lawsuit Over Trump Using Their Songs
"If Donald Trump disregards the exclusion and persists, then he would face a lawsuit for breaking the embargo and playing music that has not been licensed," band writes.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Announce 2021 Dates and Refund Policy
Thirty-one-date trek with Poison and Joan Jett was postponed from summer 2020 due to COVID-19.
Pearl Jam Envision Climate Change Destruction in ‘Retrograde’ Video
Activist Greta Thunberg makes cameo in band's eerie yet hopeful 'Gigaton' clip.
Watch Ozzy Osbourne’s Nostalgic ‘Ordinary Man’ Video
Singer looks back at youth, Black Sabbath's early days and family life in clip for Elton John collaboration.
Judas Priest Plot 50th-Anniversary U.S. Tour
Metal band announces 24 fall dates as part of jaunt celebrating five-decade run.
Watch Toronto Blue Jays Player Air Drum to Rush’s Neil Peart
MLB catcher honored his "favorite drummer" by miming to "The Spirit of Radio" at spring training.
Rock Stars Mock Trump for Praising Wrong State After Super Bowl
Rockers make fun of president after he saluted Kansas, not Missouri, after Kansas City Chiefs win.
Def Leppard Tease ‘Early Years’ Box Set, Revamped Video Campaign
Package will include previously announced live show from April 1980 that singer Joe Elliott calls "astounding"
2019 Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Box sets and books, sweaters and doormats: Check out noteworthy products from the Beatles, Rush, Motley Crue, Kiss, Van Halen and more.
Dave Mustaine ‘So Happy’ to Hear From James Hetfield After Cancer Diagnosis
"Contrary to what anybody says and contrary to any of the act that we put on, I love James and I know that James loves me and cares about me," says Megadeth frontman.