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.
Butch Trucks Remembered by Allman Brothers Band Alumni, Family and Friends
Among those on hand for the private event were former bandmates Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge and Jaimoe, among others.
Did Mick Jagger Write an Unpublished Memoir?
The Rolling Stones' management team has declined to either confirm or deny that a Mick Jagger memoir even exists.
March 2017 New Music Releases
We'd specifically like to thank the industry for March 24.
Anthrax Cover Kansas for New Expanded Vinyl Reissue of ‘For All Kings’
Anthrax's latest cool classic rock cover is "Carry On Wayward Son" from Kansas.
Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce ‘United We Rock’ Summer Tour
This new tour, dubbed “United We Rock,” will cross the U.S. between June and August.
Roy Orbison’s Son Secures Rights to Film the Story of ‘The Beatle Who Vanished’
Jimmie Nicol replaced Ringo Starr for 13 days during the Beatles' 1964 tour, then disappeared from public view.
Grammy Producer Apologizes to Metallica, Blames Onstage Extra for Unplugged Mic
A clearly frustrated James Hetfield knocked down his microphone stand in anger after the song ended.
Mike and the Mechanics Announce First Album in 5 Years
'Let Me Fly' is the eighth studio effort from Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford's other hitmaking band.
Megadeth’s Grammy Victory Was Accompanied By … A Metallica Song?
This was not the soundtrack former Metallica member Dave Mustaine probably wanted for Megadeth's first-ever Grammy.
Metallica Announce 2017 North America ‘Worldwired’ Tour Dates
Metallica will head out for 25-date tour of the United States and Canada this May in support of their well-received new album 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct.'