Learning how to read music will greatly help you on your musical journey. Although one can easily point at some of the greatest musical artists and sonic innovators of the 20th century and stress that they never bothered with learning how to read music, all claims can be debunked with nothing more than a few arguments. Here is a preview of what you'll learn:
The names of all the notes
The length of all the notes
Breakdown of the staff, clefs, flats, and sharps
Breakdown of the tempo
And much more!