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.
35 Years Ago: Talking Heads’ ‘Stop Making Sense’ Changes Concert Films Forever
It was no accident the band and director Jonathan Demme found each other.
Watch Peter Frampton Close Out Final Tour With a Beatles Cover
Surprisingly, his last song wasn't a big hit like "Show Me the Way" or "Do You Feel Like We Do."
How to Make the Perfect LP From Paul McCartney’s Recent Albums
The playlist is limited to 12 songs and roughly 45 minutes - just like a classic vinyl release!
How Jon Bon Jovi Finally Fell in Love With ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’
Jon Bon Jovi was initially skeptical about his eventual No. 1 hit because it was "so unique."
Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Draws Support From 123 Other Acts
They said each could "undoubtedly be affected by the outcome of this critically important case."
Ringo Starr Confirms Box Set Reissue of Beatles ‘Abbey Road’
They have already remastered and expanded 1967's 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and 1968's self-titled 'White Album.'
Foreigner Set for 10-Show Las Vegas Residency in 2020
Now, all they have to do is figure out how to fit in all of the band's most familiar songs.
50 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Carefully Constructs Badfinger’s Breakout Moment
Before "Come and Get It," their career highlight had been 1968's "Maybe Tomorrow," which stalled at a disappointing No. 67.
August 2019 New Music Releases
Highly anticipated concert recordings from a trio of classic-rock greats top the list.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway’ Trial Has Revealed a Stunning Copyright Issue
The band's return to court over its most famous song might have sweeping implications for federal law.