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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017: Our 11 Favorite Moments
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was marked by signature reunions, a series of funny one-liners, a few notable absences, and a raucous jam.
Journey – Without Steve Perry – Take the Stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Steve Perry was there as Journey accepted this big honor, but then left it to Neal Schon to perform with the band's regular working lineup.
Record Store Day Releases Highlighted by David Bowie, Def Leppard, Paul McCartney, Fleetwo…
Record Store Day 2017 promises another treasure trove of exclusive and limited-run items from some of classic rock's biggest names.
Inside Eric Clapton’s New Tour With Bassist Nathan East: Exclusive Interview
Bassist Nathan East discusses on-going Eric Clapton dates, Phil Collins' un-retirement, and what it takes to become a great sideman.
Chuck Berry Dies at Age 90
Chuck Berry leaves behind a world of music utterly transformed by his presence.
Kinks Frontman Ray Davies Has Been Knighted
“It lasted three minutes and it went very well,” the typically dry-witted Ray Davies says, “and I said goodbye and went home.”
Listen to Robert Plant’s Rare Solo Performance of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’
Robert Plant hasn’t performed "Kashmir" since Led Zeppelin’s 2007 reunion. More interestingly, he apparently has never covered it as a solo artist.
10 Years Ago: Brad Delp’s Suicide Ends Celebrated Career With Boston
Without Brad Delp's soaring vocals, Boston's first album might have been just a bunch of really cool guitar-focused demos from Tom Scholz.
Toto Announce Headlining U.S. Tour
These new concerts follow a series of headlining U.S. shows last summer that marked Toto's first in more than a decade.
Joe Perry Explains Why Steven Tyler Hated ‘This Is Spinal Tap’
Like many musicians, Joe Perry connected right away with This Is Spinal Tap, but his Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler had a much different reaction.