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.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
March 2019 New Music Releases
Included are deep dives into a few cornerstone moments, long-awaited new albums and some intriguing live sets.
Journey to Release New Live Versions of ‘Escape’ and ‘Frontiers’
'Live in Japan 2017: 'Escape' + 'Frontiers'' was recorded on the legendary Budokan stage.
Nikki Sixx Defends Motley Crue’s Use of Backing Tapes
He also revealed they started doing it well before the band's final tour.
Lindsey Buckingham’s Emergency Heart Surgery Damaged His Voice
The former Fleetwood Mac star's wife said "it is unclear if the damage is permanent."
20 B-Sides That Became Big Hits
A look back at flip sides that became highly charting songs in their own right.
Ozzy Osbourne Postpones Entire U.K. and European Tour
Former Black Sabbath frontman is battling a severe upper-respiratory infection.
Neil Young’s New Archives Series Focuses on Obscure ’70s Concert
'Tuscaloosa' showcases a Feb. 5, 1973, date in Alabama.
2019 New Music Releases
A comprehensive and continuously updated list of the year's albums, DVDs and more.
Keith Richards’ ‘Talk Is Cheap’ Set for Expanded Deluxe Reissue
Six never-before-heard tracks are included from sessions for the Rolling Stones guitarist's debut solo album.