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.
Listen to the Doors Perform ‘Twentieth Century Fox’ Live in 1967: Exclusive Premiere
This sparkling update, taken from recently re-discovered original master tapes, is from a March 7, 1967 performance by the Doors at the Matrix in San Francisco.
Butch Trucks Remembered by Allman Brothers Band Alumni, Family and Friends
Among those on hand for the private event were former bandmates Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge and Jaimoe, among others.
March 2017 New Music Releases
We'd specifically like to thank the industry for March 24.
Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce ‘United We Rock’ Summer Tour
This new tour, dubbed “United We Rock,” will cross the U.S. between June and August.
Metallica Announce 2017 North America ‘Worldwired’ Tour Dates
Metallica will head out for 25-date tour of the United States and Canada this May in support of their well-received new album 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct.'
Seven Bands That Should Perform at Super Bowl 51 Instead of Lady Gaga
It's hard to recall sometimes, but at one point classic rock artists were the norm during halftime at the Super Bowl.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Are Planning a Lengthy Farewell: Exclusive Interview
joe Perry admits that he shares bandmate Brad Whitford's uncertainty about how things will actually conclude with Aerosmith.
Watch Derek Trucks Pay Tribute to His Uncle, Allman Brothers Band Drummer Butch Trucks
Derek Trucks was a member of the Allman Brothers Band with his uncle Butch Trucks for 15 years.
Butch Trucks’ Death: Rockers React
The death of co-founding Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks has led to an outpouring of emotion.
February 2017 New Music Releases
Our list of February 2017 new-music releases is highlighted by a pair of huge vinyl releases, along with the first major new projects of the year.