Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
When Genesis Helped Peter Gabriel Escape Debt With 1982 Reunion
Proceeds for one-off show benefitted the singer's financially struggling WOMAD festival.
When Frank Zappa Pulled Out the Baton for Final Stage Appearance
Composer, battling terminal cancer, conducted Ensemble Modern during performance in September 1992.
Pink Floyd, ‘Animals (2018 Remix)': Album Review
Band's 1977 LP gets subtly modernized face-lift in new edition.
The Doors ‘Rescue’ Last Known Unissued Studio Tune for Blues Comp
"Paris Blues" will appear on LP of the same name for Record Store Day 2022.
Carl Palmer Announces ‘Reunion’ Tour Honoring Late ELP Bandmates
Drummer will perform live during U.S. run, which utilizes modern audio and video technology to salute Keith Emerson and Greg Lake.
45 Years Ago: The Police Plays First Show With Classic Trio Lineup
They were coming off a brief run with original guitarist Henry Padovani.
INXS Announces 1983 Live LP and ‘Shabooh Shoobah’ Reissue
As part of "INXS Day," new wave band also detailed Giles Martin’s Dolby Atmos mix of hits compilation 'The Very Best.'
The 10 Weirdest Led Zeppelin Songs
From synth-heavy prog epic "Carouselambra" to distorted folk oddity "Hats Off to (Roy) Harper."
‘The Beatles: Get Back’ and ‘Pam and Tommy’ Earn Emmy Nods
'Stranger Things,' which features pivotal scenes soundtracked by Kate Bush and Metallica, was also nominated for Best Music Supervision.
Yes Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
From failed pop experiments to symphonic prog masterpieces.