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.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
John Mayall Collaboration Brings Rush’s Alex Lifeson Full Circle
They've joined together on a cover of "Evil and Here to Stay," from the legendary British bluesman's new album.
Where Are the Tapes From Black Sabbath’s Jam With Led Zeppelin?
First we have to agree they even exist.
Watch Taron Egerton Sing as Elton John in New ‘Rocketman’ Clip
It's clear the actor can pull off the look, but what about the vocals?
March 2019 New Music Releases
Included are deep dives into a few cornerstone moments, long-awaited new albums and some intriguing live sets.
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.'
Journey to Release New Live Versions of ‘Escape’ and ‘Frontiers’
'Live in Japan 2017: 'Escape' + 'Frontiers'' was recorded on the legendary Budokan stage.
Paul McCartney’s Expanded ‘Egypt Station’ Includes Three New Songs
'Egypt Station: Traveller's Edition' will be limited to just 3,000 copies.
Watch Whitesnake’s Throwback Video for ‘Shut Up and Kiss Me’
This is the first single from 'Flesh and Blood,' the 13th studio LP by David Coverdale's band.
Nikki Sixx Defends Motley Crue’s Use of Backing Tapes
He also revealed they started doing it well before the band's final tour.