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.
Tom Petty Never Abandoned His Values, Or His Band, Over a Remarkable Career
Even as Tom Petty's career branched out, the Heartbreakers always remained a touchstone.
October 2017 New Music Releases
The list of October 2017 new music releases features a number of highly anticipated studio albums, live projects and reissues.
Frank Zappa Hologram Tour Is in the Works
No dates have been set, but the Zappa Family Trust says sidemen have already committed to the venture.
Joe Satriani Recruits Glenn Hughes and Chad Smith for New ‘What Happens Next’ Album
A new documentary on Joe Satriani titled 'Beyond the Supernova' is also set to debut.
Ozzy Osbourne on Whether Rock Is Dead: ‘We’re the History Now’
Ozzy Osbourne attributes the music industry's issues to technological advances – many of which, he freely admits, have completely passed him by.
Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and Others to Play Texas Hurricane Benefit
An all-star lineup featuring Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and others is set to perform at a huge benefit for hurricane victims in Texas.
Top 10 Walter Becker Songs
Walter Becker may have been Steely Dan's ace in the hole, but he somehow remained ever in the shadows.
Watch Kids Recreate a Van Halen Favorite, Down to the Last Detail
Students from San Juan Capistrano, Calif., have covered "Runnin' With the Devil" at the same studio where Van Halen originally recorded the track.
Listen to Robert Plant’s New Song, ‘Bones of Saints’
Robert Plant's latest advance single from the upcoming album 'Carry Fire' once again confounds expectations.
Watch Guns N’ Roses Pay Tribute to Glen Campbell and Cover James Brown
Axl Rose noted on stage in Edmonton that Guns N' Roses had never played these songs before.