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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017: Our 11 Favorite Moments
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was marked by signature reunions, a series of funny one-liners, a few notable absences, and a raucous jam.
Electric Light Orchestra Open Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony With Chuck Ber…
Jeff Lynne led Electric Light Orchestra through a thunderous version of Chuck Berry‘s “Roll Over Beethoven” to open tonight’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
UPDATE: Steve Perry Will Not Sing With Journey Tonight at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame C…
TMZ has changed their story about Steve Perry performing with Journey at tonight's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Liverpool Plans Three-Week Celebration of the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’
The Beatles' hometown festival comes complete with a separate multi-media event tied to each of the 13 songs on 'Sgt. Pepper.'
Allman Brothers Band Announce Eight-Disc ‘Fox Box’
The set showcases performances from a tour in support of what would be the Allman Brothers Band's final studio effort.
Kansas Expand ‘Leftoverture’ Tour and Plan Return to Studio
This as-yet-untitled Kansas project would make quick work of following up last year's 'The Prelude Implicit,' the band's first new album in 16 years.
Record Store Day Releases Highlighted by David Bowie, Def Leppard, Paul McCartney, Fleetwo…
Record Store Day 2017 promises another treasure trove of exclusive and limited-run items from some of classic rock's biggest names.
Inside Eric Clapton’s New Tour With Bassist Nathan East: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Nathan East discusses on-going Eric Clapton dates, Phil Collins' un-retirement, and what it takes to become a great sideman.
How Harvey Mandel Almost Joined the Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones ended up going another way, but Harvey Mandel didn't leave empty handed.
Blues Harmonica Legend James Cotton Dead at 81
Known as "Mr. Superharp," James Cotton's final star-studded album included Gregg Allman and Warren Haynes.
Kinks Frontman Ray Davies Has Been Knighted
“It lasted three minutes and it went very well,” the typically dry-witted Ray Davies says, “and I said goodbye and went home.”
UPDATE: Jon Anderson to Perform with Yes at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Jon Anderson has confirmed an appearance on stage with Yes during next month’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.