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.
5 Years Ago: Allman Brothers Band Play Their Last Show
This final concert was followed by seasons of loss.
November 2019 New Music Releases
The other Record Store Day returns late in the month, but there are lots of other titles arriving on and around Black Friday.
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.
John Fogerty Announces ’50 Year Trip: Live at Red Rocks’
The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman returns to 17 favorites and two choice covers.
35 Years Ago: ‘Red Dawn’ Celebrates Rugged Individualism, and Blowing Up Stuff
The film was meant to tell larger truths about resisting authority, but remains very much of its time.
Beatles Announce Expanded 40-Song ‘Abbey Road’ Reissue Box Set
The official announcement arrives 50 years to the day after they walked across the street outside of EMI Studios for the album's cover image.
Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Draws Support From 123 Other Acts
They said each could "undoubtedly be affected by the outcome of this critically important case."
40 Years Ago: Nick Nolte Makes Sure ‘North Dallas Forty’ Breaks Every Rule
A football film directed by someone with little knowledge of the sport, it actually featured almost no football.
Slash Previews ‘Living the Dream Tour’ Project With New Video
The Guns N' Roses guitarist kicks off a North American headlining tour in San Francisco.
How Journey Ended Up With That ‘Cheeseball’ Video for ‘Separate Ways’
For some reason, someone came up on the idea of playing air guitar. And air drums and air bass and air synths.