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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Invites Styx Over For Four-Day Simple Man Jam
The Simple Man Cruise is morphing into a land-based musical festival.
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."
Bon Jovi Announce New Tour With Bryan Adams
Dates conclude with a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden.
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.
40 Years Ago: How False Beatles Rumors Almost Derailed Concerts for Kampuchea
A cool old-school-meets-new-school cast played four shows meant to raise money for war-torn Cambodia.
Chris Cornell’s Widow Is Suing Soundgarden
The dispute apparently traces back to seven unreleased songs.
5 Reasons the Doobie Brothers Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
They've had huge hits and health issues, breakups and hiccups, and seemingly countless comings and goings, then reunion and triumph.
Motley Crue to Reunite for Tour With Def Leppard, Poison: Report
Band members have stoked rumors of impending dates by retweeting a fan request that they return to the road.
30 Years Ago: Neil Young Roars Back With ‘Rockin’ in the Free World’
This late-period triumph couldn't have been created in a more offhanded manner.
Hear Steve Perry’s Newest Christmas Song, ‘Silver Bells’
He released "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" during the 2018 holiday season.
5 Years Ago: Allman Brothers Band Play Their Last Show
This final concert was followed by seasons of loss.
Listen to Bob Dylan Demo ‘Wanted Man’ With Johnny Cash
Carl Perkins was also on hand for these oft-bootlegged Columbia Studio A sessions.