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.
Top 20 Classic Rock Songs of 2016
In a singles-focused period for the music industry, this list of Top 20 Classic Rock Songs of 2016 shows how stars who rose to fame in a different era can still hold their own.
AC/DC and Rolling Stones Make Top 10 List of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians
Both got there in remarkable fashion.
Will Deep Purple’s Next Tour Be Their Last?
Are Deep Purple hinting at bigger news with the title of their upcoming tour?
35 Years Ago: The Cars Edge Toward Pop Stardom on ‘Shake It Up’
After 1980's more adventuresome 'Panorama' "only" went platinum, the Cars decided to have a little fun.
Bob Dylan Won’t Be Attending Nobel Prize Ceremony
This ends a lengthy period of confusion about Bob Dylan's response to one of writing's most prestigious awards.
Rolling Stones’ New Blues Album Brought Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Closer
The Rolling Stones recorded 'Blue & Lonesome' in a matter of days. Whatever bad feelings remained from earlier quarrels seem to have dissipated just as quickly.
Queen Are Considering Recording New Music With Adam Lambert
Roger Taylor says it's "quite possible" Queen will record new songs with singer Adam Lambert in the future.
Yoko Ono’s Response to Donald Trump’s Election Is Priceless
Someone else can be heard afterward saying, "That's an awesome quote."
Listen to Foo Fighters Cover Rush’s ‘2112 Overture’
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson are giving Rush fans a sneak preview of bonus content from the upcoming 40th anniversary '2112' box set.
25 Times Classic Rock Stars Crashed the 2016 Presidential Election
A timeline offering a deeper look into classic rock's role in the Clinton / Trump presidential election.