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.
45 Years Ago: Rush’s First U.S. Show Becomes a Complete Disaster
They were set to arrive with a very big bang. Then everything went wrong.
7 Things to Look for on the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast
Several legends were honored through stirring speeches, fun collaborations and raucous onstage performances.
The Best Song From Every Tom Petty Album
There's a common thread here, and it's the Heartbreakers.
Creedence Clearwater Revival Have Resolved Long-Standing Issues
Bassist Stu Cook says surviving members are "not sniping at each other anymore."
Rod Stewart Set for Rare Reunion With Jeff Beck
Their last full-length appearance together took place more than 35 years ago.
Here’s How to Make Your Own Personalized Led Zeppelin Playlist
A new Spotify partnership allows fans to mix and match songs from any album in the band's catalog.
Where Are the Tapes From Black Sabbath’s Jam With Led Zeppelin?
First we have to agree they even exist.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘For Real’
Unheard track arrives in advance of a new two-disc career retrospective called 'The Best of Everything.'
Nikki Sixx Defends Motley Crue’s Use of Backing Tapes
He also revealed they started doing it well before the band's final tour.
Watch Trailer for New Beatles-Related Movie, ‘Yesterday’
Universal says the film is about "music, dreams, friendship and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life."