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.
Bob Dylan Will Finally Get His Nobel Prize
So ends a strange saga of recognition, confusion and then outright avoidance.
Dickey Betts’ Wife Jailed After Threatening to Shoot a Group of Students
Donna Betts' 911 call apparently indicated that "the crew from Sarasota High School have destroyed her life and she has had it."
Paul McCartney Is Working With Another of Adele’s Producers
Greg Kurstin, who oversaw the smash hit “Hello,” is collaborating on Paul McCartney's as-yet-untitled new project.
Allman Brothers Band Announce Eight-Disc ‘Fox Box’
The set showcases performances from a tour in support of what would be the Allman Brothers Band's final studio effort.
Kansas Expand ‘Leftoverture’ Tour and Plan Return to Studio
This as-yet-untitled Kansas project would make quick work of following up last year's 'The Prelude Implicit,' the band's first new album in 16 years.
Inside Eric Clapton’s New Tour With Bassist Nathan East: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Nathan East discusses on-going Eric Clapton dates, Phil Collins' un-retirement, and what it takes to become a great sideman.
Record Store Day Releases Highlighted by David Bowie, Def Leppard, Paul McCartney, Fleetwo…
Record Store Day 2017 promises another treasure trove of exclusive and limited-run items from some of classic rock's biggest names.
The History of Classic Rock Chuck Berry Cover Songs
Classic rock fans grew up listening to Chuck Berry songs, even if they never bought one of the rock pioneer’s groundbreaking ’50s albums.
Listen to Robert Plant’s Rare Solo Performance of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’
Robert Plant hasn’t performed "Kashmir" since Led Zeppelin’s 2007 reunion. More interestingly, he apparently has never covered it as a solo artist.
Kinks Frontman Ray Davies Has Been Knighted
“It lasted three minutes and it went very well,” the typically dry-witted Ray Davies says, “and I said goodbye and went home.”