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.
Tom Petty Plans Huge Anniversary Tour; Joe Walsh to Play Most Dates
Tom Petty has confirmed dates from April through July 2017 as he celebrates 40 years with the Heartbreakers – and there's more to come.
40 Years Ago: The Eagles Reach a Pinnacle Exploring Paradise Lost on ‘Hotel California’
'Hotel California,' the Eagles layered, always frank meditation on the price of fame, is a reflection of where they were in life.
Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop and David Bowie Earn Grammy Nominations
Here are the just-announced classic rock nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards.
AC/DC and Rolling Stones Make Top 10 List of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians
Both got there in remarkable fashion.
Eagles Aren’t Reuniting With Glenn Frey’s Son, Don Henley Confirms
Don Henley is stressing that the Eagles are finished, despite an earlier suggestion that they might reform with the late Glenn Frey's son.
5 Reasons Journey Should Be in the Hall of Fame
Journey have been eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 2000, but didn't earn their first nomination until 2016.
Bob Dylan Won’t Be Attending Nobel Prize Ceremony
This ends a lengthy period of confusion about Bob Dylan's response to one of writing's most prestigious awards.
Rolling Stones’ New Blues Album Brought Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Closer
The Rolling Stones recorded 'Blue & Lonesome' in a matter of days. Whatever bad feelings remained from earlier quarrels seem to have dissipated just as quickly.
Queen Are Considering Recording New Music With Adam Lambert
Roger Taylor says it's "quite possible" Queen will record new songs with singer Adam Lambert in the future.
Top 10 Leonard Cohen Songs
Leonard Cohen's legacy goes beyond the numerous covers of his songs, and the seemingly endless soundtrack appearances.
Watch the Rolling Stones’ Video for ‘Hate to See You Go’
"Hate to See You Go" is one of several songs on the new Rolling Stones album that were originally made famous by Little Walter, including the title track.
25 Times Classic Rock Stars Crashed the 2016 Presidential Election
A timeline offering a deeper look into classic rock's role in the Clinton / Trump presidential election.