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.
5 Artists Snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame This Year
While the hall of fame is to be commended for a series of make-good inductions this year, some notables remain on the outside looking in.
That Time Paul McCartney Introduced Wings With ‘Wild Life’
Wings eventually sold millions and millions of records, but Paul McCartney‘s ’70s-era band didn’t exactly start out on a roll.
David Bowie Snubbed? Metallica Miscategorized? A Grammy Official Explains
Bill Freimuth, senior vice president of awards at the Recording Academy, discusses the 2016 Grammy nominations.
Watch the Rolling Stones’ New Video For ‘Ride ‘Em On Down’
"Ride 'Em On Down" arrives today as part of 'Blue and Lonesome', the Rolling Stones' first original studio effort since 2005's 'A Bigger Bang.'
Top 10 Leonard Cohen Songs
Leonard Cohen's legacy goes beyond the numerous covers of his songs, and the seemingly endless soundtrack appearances.
Bob Dylan Seems Kind of ‘Meh’ on the Whole Nobel Prize Thing
Bob Dylan doesn't appear to be all that into his Nobel Prize for literature.
Mick Jones Will Release First-Ever Foreigner Band Biography, ‘A Foreigner’s Tale’
Foreigner's first-ever official biography will arrive just in time for the band's 40th anniversary.
No Hall of Fame for You: 19 Artists Left Out of Their Band’s 2017 Nominations
We look at the individuals who weren't included when their bands were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2017.
Stevie Nicks Plans Expanded Reissues of ‘Bella Donna’ and ‘The Wild Heart’
Both feature newly remastered audio, as well as never-before-heard extras including additional songs, live takes and demos.
Listen to Metallica’s New Song, ‘Moth Into Flame’
Metallica are offering a free preview of "Moth Into Flame" from the group's upcoming 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct.'
30 Years Ago: Boston Reach New Chart Heights With Belated ‘Third Stage’
'Third Stage' was the nexus point between what could have been the end of Boston, and an entirely new beginning.
David Bowie Tribute Plaque Destroyed in Berlin
Unveiled just last month, the porcelain sign marks the home David Bowie shared with Iggy Pop in the '70s – a particularly fertile period.