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.
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.
Doobie Brothers, Judas Priest, Soundgarden Lead New Rock Hall Nominations
The 35th annual induction ceremony will be held May 2, 2020 at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio.
55 Years Ago: The Kinks Try to Find Themselves on Self-Titled Debut
This album is perhaps rightly separated by "You Really Got Me" and songs that are not "You Really Got Me."
How to Make the Perfect LP From Paul McCartney’s Recent Albums
The playlist is limited to 12 songs and roughly 45 minutes - just like a classic vinyl release!
Have Eddie Van Halen’s Health Issues Kept Van Halen Off the Road?
David Lee Roth stoked new conjecture by linking hints of a cancer relapse with his newly confirmed solo shows.
Why Bon Jovi Decided to Get Political on ‘Bon Jovi 2020’
Frontman says his most personal album led directly to a more socially conscious outlook on his band’s upcoming LP.
45 Years Ago: Emerson, Lake and Palmer Mark End of Era With ‘Welcome Back, My Friends’
The trio's '70s-era live shows were just as outsized as their studio albums. Maybe more so.
25 Years Ago: Why Elton John Almost Never Made ‘The Lion King’
The soundtrack became a multi-million-selling, Oscar-winning 1994 triumph, but it wasn't easy.
Brian Wilson Postpones Summer U.S. Tour Citing Health Issues
These June dates were billed as his final performances of the Beach Boys' 1966 masterpiece 'Pet Sounds.'
Why Did Jeff Lynne Add ‘Bruce’ to Electric Light Orchestra’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’?
Actually, there was no Bruce.