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.
How Keith Richards’ ‘Talk Is Cheap’ Saved the Rolling Stones
LP offered definitive proof that there remained an audience for a Stones record that sounded like, you know, the Stones.
Life After Lindsey: How Fleetwood Mac Will Cope in the Post-Buckingham Era
The band's split with the singer and guitarist was as sudden as it was shocking.
Take a ‘Wild Ride’ With the Trailer for Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’
The one-minute teaser treats fans to a cavalcade of star's era-defining costumes.
Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76
The singer for both Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship has died of unknown causes at the age of 76.
Top 10 Dickey Betts Songs
Our list tends to focus more on the rootsier side of the Allman Brothers Band's sound – and that's fitting.
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."
October 2018 New Music Releases
The list of new records coming our way is topped by an unexpected treat for Journey fans.
Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ to Be Reissued as Deluxe 50th Anniversary Box
Last studio LP issued during legendary guitarist's lifetime is getting expanded
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.
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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.
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.