Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Bruce Springsteen Talks ‘Complex’ Themes of ‘Born in the U.S.A.’
"Our protagonist ... has been betrayed by his nation and yet still feels deeply connected to the country that he grew up in," songwriter tells Barack Obama in podcast clip.
John Oates Joins Sax-Playing Sasquatch for Revamped ‘Maneater’
Guitarist tackles Hall & Oates' 1982 hit with costumed, viral-friendly saxophonist.
Bruce Springsteen DWI Charges Dismissed
He pleads guilty to "consumption of alcohol in a closed area."
John Mellencamp Previews New Studio LP With Somber Song Clip
Singer-songwriter also announced plans for two other projects: a live LP and a documentary narrated by Matthew McConaughey.
Hear Rick Springfield Front New Version of Badfinger Song
Revamped "Love Is Gonna Come at Last" precedes new Badfinger LP also featuring guest spots from Todd Rundgren and Rick Wakeman.
Bruce Springsteen Teases ‘Big Surprise’ for Fans in 2021
"I have some projects coming up this year that I won't tell 'cause it's going to be a secret," he told SiriusXM.
Eddie Van Halen Left Behind ‘Close to a Million CDs’ of Music
In 2008 interview, guitarist noted his studio archives include “boxes and boxes and boxes" of material.
Fleetwood Mac on Viral ‘Dreams’ Skateboard Video: ‘We Love This’
TikTok clip shows man lip-syncing 1977 track and drinking Ocean Spray juice.
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."
Whitesnake Announce New ‘Love Songs’ Compilation
Band shared new remix of "Is This Love" ahead of 15-track collection.