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.
15 Years Ago: Allman Brothers Band Roar Back With ‘Hittin’ the Note’
The Allman Brothers Band's 24th album was at once like and unlike anything they had ever done before.
The Story of Crosby, Stills and Nash’s ‘Annihilation’ Song, ‘Helplessly Hoping’
Crosby Stills and Nash's 1969 song 'Helplessly Hoping' appears in Alex Garland's 2018 sci-fi film 'Annihilation.'
Billy Gibbons Joins Sue Foley for ‘Fool’s Gold': Premiere
A gruff, blues-soaked voice familiar to every ZZ Top fan powers Sue Foley's "Fool's Gold."
Eagles Are Still Adding Concert Dates
Another week, another round of Eagles shows.
Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla Join Together for U.S. Summer Tour
Styx and Joan Jett will hit the road as co-headliners beginning on May 30.
March 2018 New Music Releases
March springs forward with new music from a legendary metal band, and plenty of live and archival material from other longtime favorites.
Elton John Adds More Dates to Sprawling Final Tour
Elton John has announced more shows as his three-year-long farewell tour continues to grow.
How Journey’s ‘Frontiers’ Could Have Been Their Best ’80s Album
A record-label guy screwed everything up.
John Mellencamp’s ‘Plain Spoken’ Concert Film Headed to Netflix
'Plain Spoken: From the Chicago Theater' was recorded in October 2016 during the final leg of John Mellencamp's 120-date Plain Spoken Tour.
Elton John Joined by Miley Cyrus for ‘Tiny Dancer’ at the Grammys
They performed "Tiny Dancer" before a crowd that included Elton John's longtime writing partner Bernie Taupin, who co-composed the song.
Elton John Reportedly Set to Retire From Touring
Elton John has promised a "special announcement" during a news conference to be held later today.
Neal Schon Says Journey Are Ready to Move on After ‘Hard Times’
Neal Schon says Journey are recovering from a very public dispute over the role of religion and politics in the band.