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.
5 Reasons the Doobie Brothers Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
They've had huge hits and health issues, breakups and hiccups, and seemingly countless comings and goings, then reunion and triumph.
Motley Crue to Reunite for Tour With Def Leppard, Poison: Report
Band members have stoked rumors of impending dates by retweeting a fan request that they return to the road.
December 2019 New Music Releases
It's rare to have an important album still left unheard so late. This year is different.
5 Years Ago: Allman Brothers Band Play Their Last Show
This final concert was followed by seasons of loss.
Listen to Bob Dylan Demo ‘Wanted Man’ With Johnny Cash
Carl Perkins was also on hand for these oft-bootlegged Columbia Studio A sessions.
Vivian Campbell Is Still on the Road, Despite Recent Back Surgery
The Def Leppard and Last in Line guitarist never stopped touring during an earlier cancer scare, either.
Doobie Brothers, Judas Priest, Soundgarden Lead New Rock Hall Nominations
The 35th annual induction ceremony will be held May 2, 2020 at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio.
Watch Peter Frampton Close Out Final Tour With a Beatles Cover
Surprisingly, his last song wasn't a big hit like "Show Me the Way" or "Do You Feel Like We Do."
Why the Beatles Reordered the ‘Abbey Road’ Medley
Known during the sessions as "The Long One," this sequence initially unfolded a different way.
The Story Behind Every Song on the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’
When the album arrived, it was simply a batch of cool new tunes, not a heart-rending goodbye.