Ryan J. Downey has worked as writer, editor, correspondent, and producer for MTV News, Marvel, Billboard, and the Hollywood Reporter. He is the host of the MI Conversation Series and the Speak N' Destroy podcast, as well as a longtime artist manager in the rock, metal, and punk genres.
Ryan J Downey
How Metallica Connects To HBO’s ‘Barry’
The co-creator of Bill Hader's 'Barry' explains the Metallica poster in the pilot.
10 Reasons Why Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ Is So Damn Good!
Your friendly reminder of what makes this album such a masterpiece.
How Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Lost His Porsche
The idea that a Metallica album could sell 10 million copies once seemed so preposterous, Kirk Hammett bet his Porsche against it.
Comedian Dave Hill Knew Metallica Would Be Huge in 1988
Hear the story of the moment he knew.