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.
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.
Elton John Teases Britney Spears Duet With Restaurant Performance
He sang over recording in outdoor preview of duet, which interpolates his 1971 classic "Tiny Dancer."
When Golden Earring Returned to US Chart With ‘Twilight Zone’
Glory days seemed behind them — until the band's resurgence with massive 'Cut' single.
Rolling Stones, U2 Lead Ticket Gross Chart With Over $2 Billion
New Pollstar report analyzes "thousands of box-office reports" dating back to early '80s.
The 10 Weirdest Led Zeppelin Songs
From synth-heavy prog epic "Carouselambra" to distorted folk oddity "Hats Off to (Roy) Harper."
James Taylor and Peter Gabriel Highlight Leonard Cohen Tribute LP
Blue Note label previews 12-track 'Here It is' with Taylor's version of 1984 love song "Coming Back to You."
‘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.
Rolling Stones Documentary Series Set for US Premiere
Four-part show, which celebrates band's 60th anniversary, will premiere on Epix in August.