Ryan Reed is a freelance music/culture writer/editor. He also contributes to Rolling Stone, Relix Magazine, Revolver, Pitchfork, and other publications.
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Says Rock Hall Is ‘Total Joke’
"Doesn't make any sense," guitarist said of metal band not making 2020 Hall of Fame class. "Hence why the rock hall holds no credibility for me and never has."
Final Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote Revealed
These five artists boosted their odds of entering the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class.
The Show That Literally Took Kiss’ Breath Away
Guitarist Tommy Thayer details how combo of small venue, iconic song and too-big confetti cannons resulted in a 'Spinal Tap'-styled stage mishap.
Dave Grohl Recruits 13-Year-Old Daughter for Partial Nirvana Reunion Show
Beck, St. Vincent also joined band's surviving members during five-song set at charity benefit.
Gene Simmons Puts Ice Cubes in His Breakfast Cereal
Kiss are still one month away from launching the 2020 leg of their farewell tour, but co-founding member is making headlines for another, more disturbing reason.
Def Leppard Tease ‘Early Years’ Box Set, Revamped Video Campaign
Package will include previously announced live show from April 1980 that singer Joe Elliott calls "astounding"
Paul McCartney Recorded a Christmas Album, but You Can’t Hear It
Former Beatle assembled instrumental collection "years ago" — but "just for the family."
Chicago Plots North American 2020 Tour With Rick Springfield
Brass-rock ensemble and power-pop singer link up for 26-date trek across the U.S. and Canada.
Dave Mustaine ‘So Happy’ to Hear From James Hetfield After Cancer Diagnosis
"Contrary to what anybody says and contrary to any of the act that we put on, I love James and I know that James loves me and cares about me," says Megadeth frontman.
2019 Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Box sets and books, sweaters and doormats: Check out noteworthy products from the Beatles, Rush, Motley Crue, Kiss, Van Halen and more.