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.
10 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Surprises with Deeply Personal ‘Memory Almost Full’
'Memory Almost Full' arrived on June 5, 2007 with a few tantalizing glimpses of Paul McCartney's real self.
How Genesis Bid Final Goodbye to Their Past on ‘Three Sides Live’
'Three Sides Live' captures Genesis as they strike an on-stage balance between their two musical worlds.
Here’s How Venues Are Working to Make Concerts Safer – And What You Can Do
Mass shootings at concerts in Las Vegas and Manchester, U.K., raise important questions about fan safety.
The Beatles Balance Light and Dark on ‘Getting Better': The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Peppe…
Interestingly, the song's title didn't spring from the rich imaginations of either John Lennon or Paul McCartney.
Eagles Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
Late in Glenn Frey's life, the Eagles revolved around his partnership with Don Henley. But the band didn’t start that way – and it won’t end that way either.
ZZ Top’s New ‘Cinco’ Vinyl Box Set Features First Five Albums
'Cinco: The First Five LPs' has been designed to look like ZZ Top's custom "Nudie Suits."
Peter Criss Says Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Was Right to Honor Only Original Kiss Members
Peter Criss is preparing for his final round of shows, having announced his retirement from the road.
Journey Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
This guide makes one thing clear: Journey has a deep history outside of the platinum-selling Steve Perry era.
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.
Electric Light Orchestra Open Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony With Chuck Ber…
Jeff Lynne led Electric Light Orchestra through a thunderous version of Chuck Berry‘s “Roll Over Beethoven” to open tonight’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.