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.
Gregg Allman Dies
Gregg Allman, the smoky-voiced B-3-playing Southern rock legend who soldiered on after his sibling's motorcycle crash nearly derailed the Allman Brothers Band, has died.
June 2017 New Music Releases
Look for a few notable returns to glory, some terrific live sets and a group of very tasty reissues.
Peter Criss Says Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Was Right to Honor Only Original Kiss Members
Peter Criss is preparing for his final round of shows, having announced his retirement from the road.
Sammy Hagar Announces New Fall Tour With the Circle
Sammy Hagar returns to the road this September with a band that includes fellow Van Halen alum Michael Anthony.
May 2017 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look a new music releases of note for May 2017.
Night Ranger’s Kelly Keagy Takes a Break After Heart Procedure
Night Ranger singer and drummer Kelly Keagy said the surgery was meant to address "a heart abnormality."
Yes vs. Yes: Who Actually Owns the Band’s Name?
Yes split into two bands just 72 hours after being inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, seemingly out of the blue.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017: Our 11 Favorite Moments
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was marked by signature reunions, a series of funny one-liners, a few notable absences, and a raucous jam.
UPDATE: Steve Perry Will Not Sing With Journey Tonight at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame C…
TMZ has changed their story about Steve Perry performing with Journey at tonight's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Ray Davies Discusses Inspiration for New Album ‘Americana': Exclusive Video Premiere
Ray Davies also shares snippets of the title track from his first new album in almost a decade.
Bob Dylan Will Finally Get His Nobel Prize
So ends a strange saga of recognition, confusion and then outright avoidance.
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.