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.
October 2018 New Music Releases
The list of new records coming our way is topped by an unexpected treat for Journey fans.
Led Zeppelin Reportedly Plan to Launch Concert Streaming Service
A new trademark filing was apparently submitted for the purpose of "providing non-downloadable prerecorded music online via a global computer network."
Journey Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
If we relied only upon studio projects from Steve Perry, this list would be short. Luckily, the other guys have been busy.
September 2018 New Music Releases
New studio albums by Paul McCartney, Ann Wilson, Rod Stewart and Paul Simon are on the way.
Pink Floyd Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
The band's solo projects tend to get overlooked when 'The Dark Side of the Moon' stays on the charts for nearly a generation.
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Is This Steve Perry’s New ‘Traces’ Album Cover and Track Listing?
This would be the former Journey singer's first new solo project since 1994's 'For the Love of Strange Medicine.'
Genesis Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Projects recorded apart from one another allowed members of Genesis to explore areas of their songcraft that might have gone forever undiscovered.
Stevie Nicks Is Returning for ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’
The Fleetwood Mac star earlier appeared in "The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks," the 10th episode of this series' third season.
AC/DC’s Vancouver Photos Raise Three Big Questions
The prospect of AC/DC reuniting has sparked both speculation and debate. Here are the three biggest issues.
August 2018 New Music Releases
The month's key new music releases include a pair of Alices, some former Black Crowes and a slew of cool reissues.
Best Albums of 2018 … So Far
The year has already brought more than its fair share of comebacks. Our list also makes room for a string of albums that build on sturdy reputations.