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.
Pink Floyd’s Recording Studio Is Being Turned Into Condos
All in all, it's just another apartment complex.
45 Years Ago: Last Known Photos Taken of Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison was captured on film for a final time during a day trip with girlfriend Pamela Courson on June 28, 1971.
Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Says Farewell Won’t Be Any Time Soon
Joe Perry is pumping the brakes on the talk surrounding a farewell tour for Aerosmith, saying the band is still taking things one step at a time.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Make a Surprise Visit to Lifelong Fan Battling Cancer
Carol Cesario was probably thrilled just to visit the singer’s New Jersey restaurant. But then Jon Bon Jovi himself walked in.
30 Years Ago: Steve Winwood Enlists Friends, Hits It Big With ‘Back in the High Life’
An intensely interior solo artist to that point, Steve Winwood shifted to a more collaborative approach on 'Back in the High Life' – and it paid off.
Tom Petty Updates Bob Dylan’s ‘Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’ After Orlando Tragedy
Listen as Tom Petty changes the lyric to a Bob Dylan classic in the wake of the mass shooting at Orlando.
Phil Collins Announces New Memoir, ‘Not Dead Yet’
In case you were wondering, a new autobiography reminds everyone that Phil Collins is not dead yet.
July 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of July.
Paul McCartney Discovered the Meaning of Life but Can’t Figure Out His Notes
The only thing worse than not knowing the meaning of life, as Paul McCartney can tell you, is knowing but being unable to decipher your own transcription.
Jury Set in Led Zeppelin Plagiarism Trial, After Huge Fan Is Dismissed
The group reviewing evidence in a trail to decide whether "Stairway to Heaven" featured a copied riff won't include one of Led Zeppelin's biggest fans.
Axl Rose Teases Possible New Music with Guns N’ Roses and Angus Young
Axl Rose's twin tours with AC/DC and Guns N' Roses appears to have sparked something creatively.