Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Launch Tour With John Frusciante: Set List
Band played 18-song set heavy on 'Unlimited Love' and 'Stadium Arcadium.'
The 10 Heaviest Who Songs
Pete Townshend, pioneer of windmilling and guitar destruction, has always sounded truly at home when the chords are crashing.
Beavis and Butt-Head Hit Space in Trailer for Upcoming Film
Clip teases revival project as "the dumbest science fiction movie ever made."
Jon Anderson Announces ‘Close to the Edge’ 50th Anniversary Tour
Monthlong trek, with backing band featuring teenage members of Paul Green Rock Academy, celebrates 1972 Yes LP.
Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72
Prog band's longest-tenured member also played with George Harrison, Joe Cocker and Ginger Baker.
The 10 Heaviest Rush Songs
From the early Zeppelin-isms of "What You're Doing" to the grunge-y attack of "Stick It Out."
Vangelis, ‘Blade Runner’ Composer and Electronic Icon, Dies at 79
Greek composer's catalog spans electronic music, progressive rock and major film scores including Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire.'
Cruise to the Edge 2022 Review: Without Yes, Festival Floats On
Despite numerous band dropouts and logistical challenges, floating fest remained catnip for prog lovers.
The Who Reflect on Cincinnati Return, Decades After Tragedy
"I think there’s been such a difficulty with dealing with our feelings about it," says Pete Townshend, referencing tragic crowd surge that killed 11 fans in 1979.
Judas Priest Confirm K.K. Downing Will Attend Rock Hall Ceremony
"He’s spoken to management and said he will definitely be there," bassist Ian Hill said of metal band's former guitarist.
The 10 Heaviest Pink Floyd Songs
From the 7/4 grind of "Money" to the bluesy thrust of "Young Lust."
When Pink Floyd Launched Turbulent North American ‘Animals’ Tour
In the Flesh trek — which helped inspire 'The Wall' — wrapped with infamous show featuring Roger Waters spitting incident.