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.
Brian Wilson Postpones Summer U.S. Tour Citing Health Issues
These June dates were billed as his final performances of the Beach Boys' 1966 masterpiece 'Pet Sounds.'
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.
David Lee Roth Crashed a Bachelor Party, but Nobody Knew Him
He discovered someone blasting Van Halen in a nearby hotel room and decided to drop by.
30 Years Ago: How Sean Connery Got Harrison Ford to Return as Indiana Jones
'The Last Crusade' focused on a search for the archeologist's lost father, their lost relationship – and a certain legendary goblet.
How Is the Resurgence of Vinyl Impacting Our Environment?
After more than a decade of phenomenal growth in vinyl sales, the question of sustainability remains.
George Harrison Albums Ranked Worst to Best
The former Beatles star's solo career boasted this uniformity of message. It always had a familial atmosphere too.
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.
May 2019 New Music Releases
A trio of classic rock's best-known performers charge forward with new music, while two others take a look back.
How John Lennon Told the Story of His Love for Yoko Ono in Song
These narratives continued through a posthumous album released years after the ex-Beatles star's murder.
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.
How a Rule Change Helped Topple a Signature Beatles Chart Record
The mark stood for more than a half century, until 'Billboard' updated the way songs enter the Hot 100.
Rod Stewart Set for Rare Reunion With Jeff Beck
Their last full-length appearance together took place more than 35 years ago.