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.
Scorpions Cancel Remaining North American Shows
The Scorpions were slated to continue shows with Megadeth until Oct. 15 at Tampa, Fla.
Prince Gets Back to His Old R&B Ways on ‘A Million Days': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's "A Million Days," a tender ballad that evolves into a torrid cry for love, arrived during a period of stability and retrenchment.
20 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Attempt to Modernize on ‘Bridges to Babylon’
As the '90s wore on, Mick Jagger became concerned with keeping the Rolling Stones fresh. That led directly to some dated experimentation.
Allman Brothers Band Producer Johnny Sandlin Dies
Johnny Sandlin was a former member of the Allman Brothers Band precursor group Hour Glass with Gregg and Duane Allman.
Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and Others to Play Texas Hurricane Benefit
An all-star lineup featuring Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and others is set to perform at a huge benefit for hurricane victims in Texas.
Hear the Foo Fighters’ New Song, ‘The Line’
"The Line" is the Foo Fighters' third preview of 11 total 'Concrete and Gold' songs, following "The Sky Is a Neighborhood" and "Run."
Prince Blends the Old School and the Futuristic on ‘Love': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
After fully embracing his stirring past on 2004's 'Musicology,' Prince began to push the envelope again on the follow up.
35 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel’s ‘Security’ and the Long Journey Toward Success
At one point, Peter Gabriel and David Lord – the fourth new producer in as many solo albums – were dealing with a stack of some 100 demos.
20 Years Ago: How Genesis’ Final Makeover Attempt Failed on ‘Calling All Stations’
Genesis had replaced a frontman before, so Phil Collins' departure didn't initially give Mike Rutherford too much pause.
Watch Guns N’ Roses Pay Tribute to Glen Campbell and Cover James Brown
Axl Rose noted on stage in Edmonton that Guns N' Roses had never played these songs before.
30 Years Ago: The Cars Run Off the Road With ‘Door to Door’
The Cars tried to get back to basics with 'Door to Door,' but they'd already lost the communal spark that made them superstars in the '80s.
Journey Could Be on the Brink of a Split After Latest Feud
Co-founding guitarist Neal Schon is strongly implying that he intends to construct a new lineup of Journey.