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.
45 Years Ago: Bob Marley Breaks Out With the Wailers’ ‘Catch a Fire’
'Catch a Fire' launched Bob Marley's international career, while also cracking the foundation of his band.
25 Totally Crazy Music Conspiracy Theories
Insane, and maybe untrue, stories about famous people have been around for ages.
Which Hall of Fame Bands Hated Each Other the Most?
These bandmates totally hate each other. And some fancy statue isn't going to change that.
How Neil Finn’s Friendship With Mick Fleetwood Led to a Gig With Fleetwood Mac
Neil Finn's sudden appearance in Fleetwood Mac's touring lineup seemed to come out of left field, but it really didn't.
Charlie Watts Is Fine With It If the Rolling Stones Break Up
Plenty of people would be devastated if the Rolling Stones decided to call it quits after their latest round of shows. Drummer Charlie Watts isn't one of them.
45 Years Ago: Dr. John Gets Focused Then Gets Famous on ‘In the Right Place’
Dr. John had been trodding well off the beaten path for years before this remarkable commercial breakthrough.
Monkees’ Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith Announce First Duo Tour
It's not an official reunion of the Monkees, but it's close.
Eagles Are Still Adding Concert Dates
Another week, another round of Eagles shows.
Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla Join Together for U.S. Summer Tour
Styx and Joan Jett will hit the road as co-headliners beginning on May 30.
Ozzy Osbourne Confirms Dates for ‘No More Tours 2′
Ozzy Osbourne's first 'No More Tours' dates were back in 1992.