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.
35 Years Ago: How a Leftover Song Changed Journey Forever
A 16-year-old battling terminal illness became the first person outside their inner circle to hear "Only the Young."
35 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Stumbles With ‘Give My Regards’ Film
Roger Ebert said the former Beatles star's script was "to put it charitably, idiotic."
Doobie Brothers, Judas Priest, Soundgarden Lead New Rock Hall Nominations
The 35th annual induction ceremony will be held May 2, 2020 at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio.
See Photos From Jon Bon Jovi’s Runaway to Paradise Concert Cruise
The event took fans from Barcelona, Spain to Palma, Majorca, over five-days aboard the Norwegian Pearl.
Why There’ll Never Be a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’-Style Bon Jovi Movie
Frontman nixed the idea of a biopic based on his band during his Runaway to Paradise cruise.
How Jon Bon Jovi Finally Fell in Love With ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’
Jon Bon Jovi was initially skeptical about his eventual No. 1 hit because it was "so unique."
See an Exclusive Look at Jon Bon Jovi Cruise Keepsakes
One of the coolest things about Runaway to Paradise is the opportunity to trace his career through on-board memorabilia.
40 Years Ago: Nick Nolte Makes Sure ‘North Dallas Forty’ Breaks Every Rule
A football film directed by someone with little knowledge of the sport, it actually featured almost no football.
40 Years Ago: How Electric Light Orchestra Slimmed Down, Then Went Disco on ‘Discovery’
Jeff Lynne had reached the end of a creative road with the out-sized construction – and success – of 1977's 'Out of the Blue.'
30 Years Ago: How Sean Connery Got Harrison Ford to Return as Indiana Jones
'The Last Crusade' focused on a search for the archeologist's lost father, their lost relationship – and a certain legendary goblet.