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.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, the Cars, Pearl Jam and the J. Geils Band are among the artists nominated for induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017.
Heart to Issue First Concert Film With an Orchestra, ‘Live at Royal Albert Hall’
'Live at Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra' also commemorates Heart's initial appearance at that legendary London venue.
Sammy Hagar Says U.S. Has ‘Never Had Two Less Likable Candidates’
While Sammy Hagar finds both presidential hopefuls lacking, he says their candidacy will bring about something important in the U.S.
Stevie Nicks Plans Expanded Reissues of ‘Bella Donna’ and ‘The Wild Heart’
Both feature newly remastered audio, as well as never-before-heard extras including additional songs, live takes and demos.
Listen to Metallica’s New Song, ‘Moth Into Flame’
Metallica are offering a free preview of "Moth Into Flame" from the group's upcoming 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct.'
Nikki Sixx Laments Surge in Heroin Use
Nikki Sixx is well aware of how difficult it is to extricate yourself from this insidious drug.
Rik Emmett Announces New Album Featuring Triumph Reunion
Rik Emmett is joined by his former Triumph bandmates for “Grand Parade,” their first new music together since 1987.
Jon Anderson Hints at Yes Anniversary Reunion
The looming anniversary of Yes' founding might just offer the perfect opportunity for a reunion with their former singer.
Bruce Springsteen’s Upcoming Solo Album Won’t Be Anything Like ‘Nebraska’
Bruce Springsteen's next studio project will be a solo album, but it won't follow in the stripped-down acoustic tradition of classics like 1982's 'Nebraska.'
When David Bowie’s Reinvention Derailed on ‘Tin Machine II’
Tin Machine started as a moment of inspiration for David Bowie, something that broke a logjam of late-'80s disappointments – but the band quickly became something else.