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.
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’
Singer also tackled portion of "Don't Stop Me Now" during medley at NCAA men's basketball tournament Final Four.
Hear Sting Dissect How He Sings and Plays Bass Simultaneously
Exclusive clip previews 'Sting: Upon Reflection,' musician's upcoming installment of Audible's 'Words + Music' series.
John Oates Joins Sax-Playing Sasquatch for Revamped ‘Maneater’
Guitarist tackles Hall & Oates' 1982 hit with costumed, viral-friendly saxophonist.
Underrated Journey: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The band scored so many hits, it's easy to forget they wrote anything else.
Tina Turner Recalls Path to Rock Stardom in New HBO Doc Trailer
Singer recalls dream of becoming "the first Black rock 'n' roll singer to pack places like the [Rolling] Stones."
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.
Dennis DeYoung on Next Solo LP, Why Styx Were a ‘Fake Prog Band’
"If you play 'Renegade,' 'Babe' and 'Mr. Roboto' for somebody, I don't think they'd think it was the same band."