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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
50 Years Ago: Crazy Horse Debut on Neil Young’s ‘Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere’
Neil Young needed a band that shared his vision. So, he stole one.
The Best Song From Every Steely Dan Album
They became legendary for endless searches for just the right sound, or just the right take. But which track was best?
The Best Song From Every Tom Petty Album
There's a common thread here, and it's the Heartbreakers.
Creedence Clearwater Revival Have Resolved Long-Standing Issues
Bassist Stu Cook says surviving members are "not sniping at each other anymore."
40 Years Ago: Van Halen Kick Off Their First Headlining Tour
Band was still focused on performing, even though it had just released follow-up to multi-platinum debut.
35 Years Ago: Phil Collins Leads Genesis-Heavy ‘Against All Odds’ Soundtrack
The singer's first U.S. No. 1 song emerged out of sessions for 1981's 'Face Value,' his divorce-themed solo debut.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Rumors Continue to Heat Up
The film, which earned four Oscars last month, has grossed more than $870 million worldwide.
Hear Keith Richards’ ‘Big Town Playboy’ From Debut Album Box Set
This is one of six previously unheard songs included in an upcoming expanded reissue of 'Talk Is Cheap.'
Why There Probably Won’t Be a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel
Most award-winning blockbuster hit movies are surrounded by this kind of rumor, and Queen's biopic is no different.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.