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.
25 Years Ago: David Bowie’s Latest Reinvention Derails on ‘Tin Machine II’
Tin Machine started as a moment of inspiration for David Bowie, something that broke a logjam of late-'80s disappointments – but the band quickly became something else.
Queen Dominate New Scientific Study of History’s Most Addictive Songs
Queen finished with three of the Top 10 earworms of all time, according to researchers at the University of St. Andrews.
Abbey Road Console Used by the Beatles Goes Up for Sale
Named REDD.37 after its design team in EMI's Record Engineering Development Department, the desk was used by the Beatles through the making of 'Let It Be.'
35 Years Ago: Hall and Oates Perfect New Wave Soul on ‘Private Eyes’
Hall and Oates' first-ever Top 5 Billboard album is also among their best.
Paul McCartney Joined by Jon Bon Jovi and Jimmy Buffett at Hillary Clinton Fundraiser
Maybe it’s true that money can’t buy you love. But it can get you a private performance by some very famous people – including a Beatles legend.
Watch Phil Collins Recreate ‘Easy Lover’ With ‘Hamilton’ Star
This is Phil Collins' highest-profile performance yet in what has been a tentative return from retirement.
40 Years Ago: Hall and Oates Begin Restless Period With ‘Bigger Than Both of Us’
Even the biggest moment on Hall and Oates' 'Bigger Than Both of Us', the snarky hit "Rich Girl," offered a twist.
Axl Rose and Bob Weir Have Been Reborn as Garbage Pail Kids
They're part of a new series of limited-edition Garbage Pail Kids stickers celebrating the summer music festival season.
24 Chaotic Moments From AC/DC’s ‘Rock or Bust’ Tour
A look back at a tumultuous period for AC/DC as they released and toured behind 'Rock or Bust.'
Check Out Timothy B. Schmit’s Rootsy New Song, ‘Red Dirt Road’
"Red Dirt Road" advances Timothy B. Schmit's first album since the Eagles officially called it quits following the sudden death of Glenn Frey.
Kiss and Dead Daisies Concert Pauses as Tornado Passes
The show resumed once a National Weather Service warning expired, but not before Dead Daisies were forced off the stage.
Hear Led Zeppelin’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘Sunshine Woman’
Jimmy Page has been frank about this song's poor fidelity. Still, new Zeppelin is new Zeppelin, right?