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.
2017 Classic Rock Preview: What to Expect From Over 100 Big Acts
Looking ahead to 2017, some things are clear in the world of classic rock – while others most certainly are not.
Elton John Is Reportedly Set to Perform at George Michael’s Funeral
Elton John could be in line to reprise “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” the song he and George Michael famously sang together in 1991 at Wembley Arena.
Paul Simon Says Goodbye to Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon originally met during the filming for 1977's 'Star Wars,' and were later married between 1983-84.
Inside Carrie Fisher’s Turbulent, Inspirational Relationship with Paul Simon
Carrie Fisher‘s fame-charmed life inevitably brought her into rock circles, but a stormy, song-sparking intersection with Paul Simon remains the most memorable.
Carrie Fisher Dies: Rockers React
Carrie Fisher's impact on the lives of rock and roll stars became immediately apparent, as news of her sudden passing spread.
Top 12 Classic Rock Christmas Albums
There's only so much goopy holiday music you can listen to, right? That's where this list of Top 10 classic rock Christmas albums comes in.
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.
Yoko Ono’s Response to Donald Trump’s Election Is Priceless
Someone else can be heard afterward saying, "That's an awesome quote."
Watch Paul McCartney Take the Mannequin Challenge, With ‘Black Beatles’ Playing
Paul McCartney included the new Top 10 single by Rae Sremmurd in a mannequin challenge video.
Bob Dylan Seems Kind of ‘Meh’ on the Whole Nobel Prize Thing
Bob Dylan doesn't appear to be all that into his Nobel Prize for literature.