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 newspapers, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Rock Hall of Fame’s 2018 Snubs: 15 Acts Who Should Have Been Nominated
Every year, it seems the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame commits a few notable whiffs.
Tom Petty’s Top 10 Most Underrated Songs
Turns out, Tom Petty was right. We got lucky.
Tom Petty Never Abandoned His Values, Or His Band, Over a Remarkable Career
Even as Tom Petty's career branched out, the Heartbreakers always remained a touchstone.
Frank Zappa Hologram Tour Is in the Works
No dates have been set, but the Zappa Family Trust says sidemen have already committed to the venture.
Ozzy Osbourne on Whether Rock Is Dead: ‘We’re the History Now’
Ozzy Osbourne attributes the music industry's issues to technological advances – many of which, he freely admits, have completely passed him by.
Donald Fagen Halts Solo Tour Due to Illness
It's been a difficult few weeks for Donald Fagen, who was on the road when longtime Steely Dan partner Walter Becker died.
King Crimson to Release 27-Disc Box Focusing on Early ’70s Era
'Sailors' Tales' expands on the period between King Crimson's genre-defining 1969 debut and their John Wetton-era reinvention.
Watch Kids Recreate a Van Halen Favorite, Down to the Last Detail
Students from San Juan Capistrano, Calif., have covered "Runnin' With the Devil" at the same studio where Van Halen originally recorded the track.
Listen to Robert Plant’s New Song, ‘Bones of Saints’
Robert Plant's latest advance single from the upcoming album 'Carry Fire' once again confounds expectations.
24 Potential Collaborators for Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson
Who's to say that they would stick with the tried-and-true trio format Rush has utilized since 1968?
30 Years Ago: The Cars Run Off the Road With ‘Door to Door’
The Cars tried to get back to basics with 'Door to Door,' but they'd already lost the communal spark that made them superstars in the '80s.
September 2017 New Music Releases
The list of September 2017 new music releases is marked by one heartfelt goodbye and the long-awaited returns of a few huge stars.