Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
The Story Behind Every Song on Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’
The band's breeziness belies its darkness; its accessibility obscures its depth. And there's no clearer example than their sixth LP.
5 Songs We’d Love to See Fleetwood Mac Play at Their Tour Opener
Questions linger about the revamped Mac. Will they blacklist all Buckingham material? And if so, how they fill the gaps?
Why Genesis Had to Keep Shedding Members: Exclusive Interview
For Genesis, chart success really was a matter of addition by subtraction.
How Fleetwood Mac’s Debut Defined a New Era of British Blues
Fleetwood Mac announced their freedom from John Mayall's Bluesbreakers with this self-titled debut.
The History of the Beatles’ ‘Rattle Your Jewelry’ Concert
The Beatles took a potshot at the rich and regal during one of their most famous concerts.
Jethro Tull, ‘A Passion Play: An Extended Performance’ – Album Review
Jethro Tull have released a re-mastered and expanded edition of their 1973 album, 'A Passion Play.'
How the Late George Harrison Returned With ‘Brainwashed’
George Harrison's 'Brainwashed' was a loving swan song from one of rock's finest talents.