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.
Ringo Starr Confirms Box Set Reissue of Beatles ‘Abbey Road’
They have already remastered and expanded 1967's 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and 1968's self-titled 'White Album.'
Art Neville, Early Funk Pioneer, Dies at 81
Co-founder of the Meters and then the Neville Brothers had several notable rock connections.
50 Years Ago: The Animals Claim ‘House of the Rising Sun’ as Their Own
It's since been hailed as a folk-rock breakthrough, the song that convinced Bob Dylan to go electric.
Was Rolling Stones Co-Founder Brian Jones Murdered?
The coroner said he drowned while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, labeling the tragedy as "death by misadventure."
Restoring Led Zeppelin Images on Facebook Could Take a While
Facebook Has Banned Led Zeppelin’s ‘Houses of the Holy’ Artwork
The cover was nominated for a Grammy in the best-album package category in 1974, losing to the Who's 'Tommy' movie soundtrack.
50 Years Ago: Why Two Members of ZZ Top Pretended to Be the Zombies
"It was the '60s, man," Dusty Hill says.
Why Did Jeff Lynne Add ‘Bruce’ to Electric Light Orchestra’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’?
Actually, there was no Bruce.
How Journey Ended Up With That ‘Cheeseball’ Video for ‘Separate Ways’
For some reason, someone came up on the idea of playing air guitar. And air drums and air bass and air synths.
David Lee Roth Crashed a Bachelor Party, but Nobody Knew Him
He discovered someone blasting Van Halen in a nearby hotel room and decided to drop by.