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.
Metallica, Foo Fighters and Former Bandmates Set for Chris Cornell Tribute Show
Concert honors Soundgarden frontman who died in May 2017 of an apparent suicide.
Five Reasons Todd Rundgren Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The singer-songwriter once said his career was marked by "consistency of inconsistency," and there's perhaps no more apt description.
Listen to Eric Clapton’s Previously Unheard ‘Mississippi Blues’
"Mississippi Blues" was recorded with Tim Duffy and will be part of 'Blue Muse,' a compilation from the Music Maker Relief Foundation.
The Best Song From Every Queen Album
Our deep dive attempts to find the greatest moment on a string of records that are overstuffed with them.
November 2018 New Music Releases
Record Store Day's Black Friday edition will get all of the headlines, but this list has plenty of other things going for it.
Listen to a New Mashup of Led Zeppelin and Greta Van Fleet
Comparisons have dogged the young band from the beginning. Now you can judge for yourself.
Listen to Def Leppard’s New Song, ‘We All Need Christmas’
New holiday-themed song arrives just days after band earned first-ever nomination to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Rest of Final Tour as He Battles Infection
Three California shows had already been postponed, following an initial prognosis.
How Keith Richards’ ‘Talk Is Cheap’ Saved the Rolling Stones
LP offered definitive proof that there remained an audience for a Stones record that sounded like, you know, the Stones.
Top 10 Dickey Betts Songs
Our list tends to focus more on the rootsier side of the Allman Brothers Band's sound – and that's fitting.
Led Zeppelin Reportedly Plan to Launch Concert Streaming Service
A new trademark filing was apparently submitted for the purpose of "providing non-downloadable prerecorded music online via a global computer network."
Eagles Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
It was easier for some members of the legendary country-rock group to go their own way than it was for others.