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.
‘Brothers of a Feather’ Acoustic Shows Preview Black Crowes Tour
Chris and Rich Robinson will play a string of intimate dates together before reuniting the band.
35 Years Ago: How a Leftover Song Changed Journey Forever
A 16-year-old battling terminal illness became the first person outside their inner circle to hear "Only the Young."
Keith Richards Has Finally Stopped Smoking
News comes as the Rolling Stones announce another round of shows.
Def Leppard Unveil Five-Disc ‘Early Years’ Box Set
Preview the never-released Nick Tauber-produced version of 1979's "Rock Brigade."
Kirk Hammett Admits Metallica Wasted Their Time Fighting Napster
They sued after discovering a leaked demo of "I Disappear" was circulating on the file-sharing service.
Surviving Doors Members to Stage Rare Reunion at Charity Show
They've appeared onstage together only a few times since ending a lengthy legal battle in 2013.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Invites Styx Over For Four-Day Simple Man Jam
The Simple Man Cruise is morphing into a land-based musical festival.
Doobie Brothers Give Fans Credit for Belated Hall of Fame Nod
Frontman Tom Johnston says he "can't imagine a better start to our 50th year."
Bon Jovi Announce New Tour With Bryan Adams
Dates conclude with a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden.
Rush Drummer and Lyricist Neil Peart Dies
The band completed their final tour in 2015.
Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Named Best-Selling Vinyl LP of the ’10s
Only one original album from the past decade appears on Nielsen Music's list.
40 Years Ago: How False Beatles Rumors Almost Derailed Concerts for Kampuchea
A cool old-school-meets-new-school cast played four shows meant to raise money for war-torn Cambodia.