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.
Paul McCartney Announces Expanded Reissue of ‘Flowers in the Dirt’
'Flowers in the Dirt' is the 10th installment in Paul McCartney's Grammy-winning Archive Collection.
Pink Floyd to Reissue ‘The Final Cut’ and ‘Momentary Lapse of Reason’ on Vinyl
Pink Floyd returns to their '80s era output for a pair of new vinyl reissues.
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.
Top 20 Classic Rock Songs of 2016
In a singles-focused period for the music industry, this list shows how stars who rose to fame in a different era can still hold their own.
AC/DC and Rolling Stones Make Top 10 List of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians
Both got there in remarkable fashion.
35 Years Ago: The Cars Edge Toward Pop Stardom on ‘Shake It Up’
After 1980's more adventuresome 'Panorama' "only" went platinum, the Cars decided to have a little fun.
5 Reasons Yes Should Be in the Hall of Fame
Yes' intricate, thrilling musicianship should have been enough to get these prog forefathers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame long ago.
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.
25 Years Ago: U2 Struggles Mightily Before Finding a New Path on ‘Achtung Baby’
U2's 'Achtung Baby' opens with frontman Bono confiding that he's "ready to let go of the steering wheel," and it's no hyperbole.
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.
Revisiting John Lennon’s Rocky Era With ‘Menlove Ave.’
'Menlove Ave.' served as a powerful reminder of what went wrong for John Lennon in the mid' 70s, and a glimpse into what might have been.
Watch Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Perform ‘Hit Me With Your Best Shot': Exclusive Video
Pat Benatar is featured in an intimate setting with guitarist and husband Neil Giraldo during an Audience Network concert special which premieres tonight.