Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
‘Superbad': When Bill Hader Did Donuts to Van Halen’s ‘Panama’
Actor's hilarious improv wound up leading to a memorable — but expensive — scene from the 2007 comedy.
Primus Reschedule 2021 Rush Tribute Tour
Trek, featuring full-LP cover of prog-rock band's album 'A Farewell to Kings,' has been delayed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch Wolfgang Van Halen’s Animated ‘Think It Over’ Lyric Video
Power-pop track highlights upcoming debut solo LP as Mammoth WVH.
Guns N’ Roses Reschedule European Tour Dates to 2022
Band announces Gary Clark Jr. as a "special guest" for most dates, including five newly added shows.
The Best Song From Every King Crimson Album
Symphonic prog, new wave, industrial rock — these 13 tracks showcase the band's full evolution.
Grammy Producer Defends Show’s Eddie Van Halen Tribute Segment
Executive producer says he originally suggested "eight or nine guitarists" to pay tribute after guitarist's son declined offer to perform.
Pink Floyd Announce ‘Live at Knebworth 1990′ Album
Seven-track set, previously issued as part of 'Later Days' box, will debut as stand-alone release.
Wolfgang Van Halen Offers ‘Gratitude’ to Eddie Mural Artist
Robert Vargas painted massive piece spanning outer wall at Guitar Center Hollywood.
Rush’s ‘Roll the Bones': How Theme of ‘Chance’ Inspired Cover
Art director Hugh Syme explains how he expanded on the lyrics for the cover of 1991 LP.
Queen’s ‘News of the World,’ Freddie Mercury Get New Funko Series
Two of the products draw from singer's famous stage looks.
Underrated Rush: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
Despite being hailed as prog-rock giants, they still managed to have many under-the-radar tunes.
Why Mammoth Changed Their Name to Van Halen
They went by something slightly less subtle before adopting the band's now-iconic moniker.