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.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Chases His Muse on ‘Electric Ladyland’
Faced with prevailing backward-looking musical trends, the guitarist went his own way.
All 172 Journey Songs Ranked Worst to Best
The band's discography will always have a clear line of demarcation: before Steve Perry and after Steve Perry.
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."
Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ to Be Reissued as Deluxe 50th Anniversary Box
Last studio LP issued during legendary guitarist's lifetime is getting expanded
Watch the Guess Who Perform Their New Single ‘Playin’ on the Radio': Video Premiere
We've got an exclusive sneak peek at some new Guess Who music.
35 Years Ago: Stevie Ray Vaughan Sparks a Blues Revolution With ‘Texas Flood’
The guitar hero and his band recorded their celebrated debut in just three days. Or so goes the legend.
Guns N’ Roses Triumph at Download Festival: Photo Gallery
The band headlined the second day of Download 2018 from the U.K.'s Donington Park, and we've got great photos to share.
Screwups in Your Favorite Rock Songs
Even your favorite rock god makes a mistake every now and again. Some of these mishaps even make it onto proper albums
Yes, Even Mick Jagger Makes Dad Jokes on His Son’s Instagram
Think having a rock-star father exempts you from the usual dad jokes? Lucas Jagger is here to definitively refute that.
18 Rockers These Bands Tried to Erase
A list of musicians who either toiled in strange obscurity or are now completely ignored by their former groups.
Brian Wilson Postpones Shows to Undergo Back Surgery
Brian Wilson is coming off the road to deal with a back problem that has become unmanageable.
Nobody Ever Really Reunites
Fans are left, over and over, to wonder what might have been.