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.
Listen to Def Leppard’s New Song, ‘We All Need Christmas’
New holiday-themed song arrives just days after band earned first-ever nomination to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
All 172 Journey Songs Ranked Worst to Best
The band's discography will always have a clear line of demarcation: before Steve Perry and after Steve Perry.
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.
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.
Eagles Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
It was easier for some members of the legendary country-rock group to go their own way than it was for others.
Genesis Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Projects recorded apart from one another allowed members of Genesis to explore areas of their songcraft that might have gone forever undiscovered.
Watch the Foo Fighters Cover ‘Rocky Mountain Way’ With Joe Walsh
The Eagles star has been a regular presence alongside Dave Grohl and his band over the years.
July 2018 New Music Releases
July finds one of hard rock's most distinctive frontmen continuing his solo career, and an expanded edition of one of last year's best albums.
35 Years Ago: Stevie Ray Vaughan Sparks a Blues Revolution With ‘Texas Flood’
The guitar hero and his band recorded their celebrated debut in just three days. Or so goes the legend.