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.
45 Years Ago: Rush’s First U.S. Show Becomes a Complete Disaster
They were set to arrive with a very big bang. Then everything went wrong.
John Lennon’s Copy of Beatles’ ‘Butcher Cover’ Sells for $234K
It's believed to be the only one that features three band member signatures.
Hear a Dance Version of Van Halen’s ‘Panama’ by Bird and the Bee
The L.A.-based indie-pop duo are fans, but that doesn't mean they took a faithful approach.
Bruce Springsteen Announces New Solo Album ‘Western Stars’
This is his first new music since 'High Hopes' and the EP 'American Beauty' capped a period of renewed studio activity back in 2014.
Fans Start Doomed Petition to Name Black Hole After Chris Cornell
The discovery has already been dubbed Powehi, a Hawaiian word that recognizes the island state's role in this scientific breakthrough.
Here’s How to Make Your Own Personalized Led Zeppelin Playlist
A new Spotify partnership allows fans to mix and match songs from any album in the band's catalog.
March 2019 New Music Releases
Included are deep dives into a few cornerstone moments, long-awaited new albums and some intriguing live sets.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘For Real’
Unheard track arrives in advance of a new two-disc career retrospective called 'The Best of Everything.'
Paul McCartney’s Expanded ‘Egypt Station’ Includes Three New Songs
'Egypt Station: Traveller's Edition' will be limited to just 3,000 copies.
Lawyer Has a Secret Weapon in Ongoing Suit Against Led Zeppelin
Francis Malofiy says he's kept something that once belonged to Robert Plant on ice for three years.