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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 Nominees to be Revealed This Week
Pearl Jam and PJ Harvey are among the newly eligible acts who might hear their names called as the Class of 2017 nominees are announced this week.
Roger Waters’ New Album Is Taking a Different Path
Roger Waters is in the middle of a two-weekend run at Desert Trip, but he plans to begin recording sessions again in November.
November 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of November 2016.
Heart to Issue First Concert Film With an Orchestra, ‘Live at Royal Albert Hall’
'Live at Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' also commemorates Heart's initial appearance at that legendary London venue.
Sammy Hagar Says U.S. Has ‘Never Had Two Less Likable Candidates’
While Sammy Hagar finds both presidential hopefuls lacking, he says their candidacy will bring about something important in the U.S.
Stevie Nicks Plans Expanded Reissues of ‘Bella Donna’ and ‘The Wild Heart’
Both feature newly remastered audio, as well as never-before-heard extras including additional songs, live takes and demos.
35 Years Ago: Lindsey Buckingham Tries to Break Free of Fleetwood Mac on ‘Law and Order’
Even as Lindsey Buckingham attempted to create a parallel solo career, Fleetwood Mac was never far away.
Watch Corey Feldman Hop on Stage and Sing Pink Floyd
This went better than Corey Feldman's recent stop on the 'Today' show, which was widely panned.
You Can Now Experience Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in Virtual Reality
Decades ago, Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" asked: "Is this the real life?" So, what better soundtrack for a new virtual reality interactive?
The Band Celebrate 40th Anniversary of ‘The Last Waltz’ With Expanded Reissue
'The Last Waltz' was the last to feature the Band's original five-man lineup of Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Robbie Robertson.
30 Most Outrageous ’80s Rock Fashions
Rock fashion in the '80s was nothing if not distinctive.
Bruce Springsteen’s Upcoming Solo Album Won’t Be Anything Like ‘Nebraska’
Bruce Springsteen's next studio project will be a solo album, but it won't follow in the stripped-down acoustic tradition of classics like 1982's 'Nebraska.'