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: ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ Bonds Elton John and Billie Jean King
A soaring anthem that name-checked the cradle of independence arrived just in time for the nation's Bicentennial.
Jon Bon Jovi Turned to JFK for Inspiration on ‘Bon Jovi 2020′ Cover
Main image for the band's most political album ever was modeled after a notable political figure.
Tonight’s Peter Green Concert to Be Featured in Upcoming Box Set
Guests for sold-out show include David Gilmour, Pete Townsend, Steven Tyler, Billy Gibbons, Kirk Hammett and others.
‘Brothers of a Feather’ Acoustic Shows Preview Black Crowes Tour
Chris and Rich Robinson will play a string of intimate dates together before reuniting the band.
Keith Richards Has Finally Stopped Smoking
News comes as the Rolling Stones announce another round of shows.
Soundgarden Claim Songs in Dispute With Chris Cornell’s Widow
Their motion to dismiss was filed Monday in response to a legal action brought against the band in December.
Ivan Kral, Early Blondie Member Who Became Famed Songwriter, Dies
His home movies also formed the basis for 1976's 'The Blank Generation,' a seminal document of the New York City scene.
James Taylor Announces New Album, Tour With Jackson Browne
He also released a new song, "Teach Me Tonight."
Yes Joined by Alan Parsons for Pre-Cruise to the Edge Dates
Shows precede a larger fall North American tour, which the band says will be announced "in the months ahead."
Doobie Brothers Give Fans Credit for Belated Hall of Fame Nod
Frontman Tom Johnston says he "can't imagine a better start to our 50th year."
Todd Rundgren to Celebrate ‘A Wizard, a True Star’ on New Tour
He'll play a full side of his experimental 1973 album, plus another set of career-spanning hits.
Mike Campbell’s Dirty Knobs Announce Debut Album and Tour
They first got together almost 15 years ago, but 'Wreckless Abandon' is the band's first studio project.