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.
Top 20 Classic Rock Songs of 2016
In a singles-focused period for the music industry, this list shows how stars who rose to fame in a different era can still hold their own.
Watch the Rolling Stones’ New Video For ‘Ride ‘Em On Down’
"Ride 'Em On Down" arrives today as part of 'Blue and Lonesome', the Rolling Stones' first original studio effort since 2005's 'A Bigger Bang.'
AC/DC and Rolling Stones Make Top 10 List of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians
Both got there in remarkable fashion.
Metallica, Soundgarden and Others Set to Appear at Rock on the Range
Metallica and Soundgarden headline Rock on the Range, set for next May in Columbus, Ohio.
Eagles Aren’t Reuniting With Glenn Frey’s Son, Don Henley Confirms
Don Henley is stressing that the Eagles are finished, despite an earlier suggestion that they might reform with the late Glenn Frey's son.
35 Years Ago: The Cars Edge Toward Pop Stardom on ‘Shake It Up’
After 1980's more adventuresome 'Panorama' "only" went platinum, the Cars decided to have a little fun.
45 Years Ago: Genesis Begin an Exciting New Era on ‘Nursery Cryme’
Genesis' 'Nursery Cryme' served more as a signpost for future breakthroughs than a stand-alone accomplishment.
December 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of December 2016.
Bob Dylan Won’t Be Attending Nobel Prize Ceremony
This ends a lengthy period of confusion about Bob Dylan's response to one of writing's most prestigious awards.
Queen Are Considering Recording New Music With Adam Lambert
Roger Taylor says it's "quite possible" Queen will record new songs with singer Adam Lambert in the future.
Jimmy Page Accused of Spying by Neighbor Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams claims that Jimmy Page has become "mentally ill" since the former Take That star received official approval to move forward with long-disputed renovation plans.
Top 10 Leon Russell Songs
This list may arrive as a kind of affirmation, if you were a huge fan. More likely, however, is that you never knew Leon Russell wrote so many great songs.