Nick DeRiso is associate editor of Ultimate Classic Rock. Named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Chases His Muse on ‘Electric Ladyland’
Faced with prevailing backward-looking musical trends, the guitarist went his own way.
Listen to Def Leppard’s New Song, ‘We All Need Christmas’
New holiday-themed song arrives just days after band earned first-ever nomination to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Rest of Final Tour as He Battles Infection
Three California shows had already been postponed, following an initial prognosis.
How Keith Richards’ ‘Talk Is Cheap’ Saved the Rolling Stones
LP offered definitive proof that there remained an audience for a Stones record that sounded like, you know, the Stones.
Take a ‘Wild Ride’ With the Trailer for Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’
The one-minute teaser treats fans to a cavalcade of star's era-defining costumes.
Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76
The singer for both Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship has died of unknown causes at the age of 76.
Led Zeppelin Reportedly Plan to Launch Concert Streaming Service
A new trademark filing was apparently submitted for the purpose of "providing non-downloadable prerecorded music online via a global computer network."
Eagles Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
It was easier for some members of the legendary country-rock group to go their own way than it was for others.
Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ to Be Reissued as Deluxe 50th Anniversary Box
Last studio LP issued during legendary guitarist's lifetime is getting expanded
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.