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.
The Story of Crosby, Stills and Nash’s ‘Annihilation’ Song, ‘Helplessly Hoping’
Crosby Stills and Nash's 1969 song 'Helplessly Hoping' appears in Alex Garland's 2018 sci-fi film 'Annihilation.'
Elton John Joined by Miley Cyrus for ‘Tiny Dancer’ at the Grammys
They performed "Tiny Dancer" before a crowd that included Elton John's longtime writing partner Bernie Taupin, who co-composed the song.
Sting Does ‘Subway Karaoke,’ Sings With Shaggy at Grammys
Sting recently announced an album project with Shaggy, a little more than a year after releasing '57th & 9th.'
Gary Clark Jr. Honors Chuck Berry and Fats Domino at the Grammys
Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste took turns performing key early rock songs, both from 1955.
Elton John Retiring From Road After ‘Farewell’ Tour
Elton John will mount a three-year farewell tour, then leave the road forever.
Def Leppard and Journey Confirm 2018 Tour Together
Def Leppard and Journey have confirmed one of rock's worst-kept recent secrets.
15 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Arrested on Child Porn Charges
Caught up in an international child-porn scandal, Pete Townshend didn't do himself any favors.
Eric Clapton Says He’s ‘Going Deaf’
Eric Clapton is facing health issues beyond the chronic nerve problems that have affected his back and hands.
Queen Will Receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
Queen already has two recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas Dies at 76
Ray Thomas wrote or co-wrote more than 25 Moody Blues songs, but he will perhaps always be best remembered for his distinctive contributions on flute.