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.
30 Years Ago: John Lennon’s ‘Menlove Ave.’ Takes Revealing Look at a Troubled Period
'Menlove Ave.' served as a powerful reminder of what went wrong for John Lennon in the mid' 70s, and a glimpse into what might have been.
Watch Paul McCartney Take the Mannequin Challenge, With ‘Black Beatles’ Playing
Paul McCartney included the new Top 10 single by Rae Sremmurd in a mannequin challenge video.
Watch the Rolling Stones’ Video for ‘Hate to See You Go’
"Hate to See You Go" is one of several songs on the new Rolling Stones album that were originally made famous by Little Walter, including the title track.
Listen to Foo Fighters Cover Rush’s ‘2112 Overture’
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson are giving Rush fans a sneak preview of bonus content from the upcoming 40th anniversary '2112' box set.
Rockers With Presidents
A look back at those times when rock and the presidency intersected.
Rush Won’t Go Forward Without All Three Current Members
"We always said that if the three of us aren't on board," Rush's Geddy Lee confirms, "we don't do a thing."
20 Years Ago: Journey Power Up for Resurgent ‘Trial by Fire,’ Then Disintegrate
If Journey's short-lived '90s reunion sounded like a return to form, that was because the work – a lot of it - had finally paid off.
Chicago Replace Longtime Singer and Bassist Jason Scheff
Singer/bassist Jason Scheff, who took over for Peter Cetera before 1986’s Chicago '18,' had cited "family health reasons" for a leave of absence back in May.
Tom Petty to Release Entire Catalog in Two Vinyl Box Sets
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their self-titled debut with a pair of companion vinyl box sets.
David Gilmour or Roger Waters: Who Rocked ‘Comfortably Numb’ the Best?
Roger Waters and David Gilmour earned co-writing credits – and traded vocals – on this song, so it only makes sense that they'd both return to it for their solo sets.
No Hall of Fame for You: 19 Artists Left Out of Their Band’s 2017 Nominations
We look at the individuals who weren't included when their bands were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2017.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, the Cars, Pearl Jam and the J. Geils Band are among the artists nominated for induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017.