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.
17 Rock Stars Who Claimed Rock is Dead
See who has already stuck a fork in this cherished music – and why.
Listen to a Live Version of Gov’t Mule’s New Song, ‘Dreams and Songs’
Gov’t Mule is premiering “Dreams and Songs” from the forthcoming 'Revolution Come … Revolution Go' today via Facebook Live.
Why Some Critics Initially Hated the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’
Critic Richard Goldstein infamously called the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' “an undistinguished collection of work” – but he wasn’t alone in criticizing the project.
Brian Wilson Adds Final Performance of Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ in Connecticut
Brian Wilson is offering Beach Boys fans 42 additional chances to bid farewell to 'Pet Sounds.'
Sammy Hagar Announces Connecticut Show With the Circle
Sammy Hagar returns to the road this September with a band that includes fellow Van Halen alum Michael Anthony.
Surprise! Izzy Stradlin Turns Up on John Mellencamp’s New Album
This actually isn't the first time Izzy Stradlin has sat in with John Mellencamp, who shares his Indiana lineage.
Yes Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
How'd Yes get to this point? Well, it took a village. As their sound continued to develop, Yes' personnel shifted – often.
Watch as Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Powers New ‘Thor’ Trailer
This is the first trailer for the third installment of Marvel's new Thor franchise, 'Thor: Ragnarok.'
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017: Our 11 Favorite Moments
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was marked by signature reunions, a series of funny one-liners, a few notable absences, and a raucous jam.
Journey – Without Steve Perry – Take the Stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Steve Perry was there as Journey accepted this big honor, but then left it to Neal Schon to perform with the band's regular working lineup.