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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Brian Wilson Postpones Summer U.S. Tour Citing Health Issues
These June dates were billed as his final performances of the Beach Boys' 1966 masterpiece 'Pet Sounds.'
How Journey Ended Up With That ‘Cheeseball’ Video for ‘Separate Ways’
For some reason, someone came up on the idea of playing air guitar. And air drums and air bass and air synths.
David Lee Roth Crashed a Bachelor Party, but Nobody Knew Him
He discovered someone blasting Van Halen in a nearby hotel room and decided to drop by.
Allergy-Stricken Roger Daltrey Clarifies His Stance on Pot
The Who's singer isn't trying to harsh your buzz.
Bruce Springsteen Announces New Solo Album ‘Western Stars’
This is his first new music since 'High Hopes' and the EP 'American Beauty' capped a period of renewed studio activity back in 2014.
How John Lennon Told the Story of His Love for Yoko Ono in Song
These narratives continued through a posthumous album released years after the ex-Beatles star's murder.
How a Rule Change Helped Topple a Signature Beatles Chart Record
The mark stood for more than a half century, until 'Billboard' updated the way songs enter the Hot 100.
Fleetwood Mac Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
There have been more than 40 of these outside projects, which deepen and add to the band's legacy.
Yes’ ‘Royal Affair’ Tour to Feature Asia, Carl Palmer, John Lodge
Former Guns N' Roses member Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal will also be part of the multi-act North American summer shows.
40 Years Ago: Van Halen Kick Off Their First Headlining Tour
Band was still focused on performing, even though it had just released follow-up to multi-platinum debut.