Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Watch Jack White Finger-Tap on Eddie Van Halen-Designed Guitar
Guitarist saluted late virtuoso during 'Saturday Night Live' performance of "Lazaretto."
How Joe Walsh Got to Shine on Eagles’ ‘Pretty Maids All in a Row’
A look at how the underrated — but Bob Dylan-praised — 'Hotel California' ballad came to life.
Fan Letters Inspired Def Leppard’s Rick Allen to Keep Drumming
"I didn't wanna do this anymore," drummer recalls thinking after 1984 car crash. "And then I started getting these letters from all over the world."
60 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs
The guitarist released only four official LPs during his lifetime. But ranking his greatest songs is almost impossible.
Rush’s Geddy Lee Isn’t Dead, Just Trending on Twitter
“Even I gulped when I saw I was trending," the bassist writes. "But I asked my dogs, and apparently I’m a bit boring but otherwise fine."
Watch Deep Purple’s Surreal ‘Nothing at All’ Video
Sequel of sorts to earlier "Throw My Bones" clip continues astronaut's journey.
Rush’s Last Show 5 Years Later: The Performance and the Aftermath
Prog-rock trio played its final concert on Aug. 1, 2015 — but nobody realized the finality at the time.
Listen to First New Go-Go’s Song in 19 Years, ‘Club Zero’
Track appears in upcoming Showtime documentary about New Wave band
How Eagles Ended Up on ESPN: ‘They Went Crazy, We Went Crazy’
Since their fans are "a little old-school," the band originally made a traditional deal with Rhino.
Eddie Van Halen-Owned Ferrari Up for Auction
Vehicle expected to bring between $150,000 and $200,000 at July sale.