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.
David Gilmour or Roger Waters: Who Rocked ‘Comfortably Numb’ the Best?
Roger Waters and David Gilmour earned co-writing credits – and traded vocals – on this song, so it only makes sense that they'd both return to it for their solo sets.
Metallica’s ‘Hardwired … to Self-Destruct': 10 Things You Need to Know
Metallica's long-awaited new studio album, 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct,' arrives in November. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, the Cars, Pearl Jam and the J. Geils Band are among the artists nominated for induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 Nominees to be Revealed This Week
Pearl Jam and PJ Harvey are among the newly eligible acts who might hear their names called as the Class of 2017 nominees are announced this week.
Sixx:A.M. Release Video for ‘We Will Not Go Quietly,’ First Single From ‘Prayers for the B…
"We Will Not Go Quietly" advances the second album released this year from Nikki Sixx‘s busy band, following the retirement of Motley Crue.
Roger Waters’ New Album Is Taking a Different Path
Roger Waters is in the middle of a two-weekend run at Desert Trip, but he plans to begin recording sessions again in November.
November 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of November 2016.
Why John Mellencamp Got Frisky on ‘Whenever We Wanted’
John Mellencamp decided to apply the cinematic detail of 1987's 'The Lonesome Jubilee' to something more elemental.
Sammy Hagar Says U.S. Has ‘Never Had Two Less Likable Candidates’
While Sammy Hagar finds both presidential hopefuls lacking, he says their candidacy will bring about something important in the U.S.
Ozzy Osbourne Nearly Choked to Death on a Vitamin
Add strangling on a daily vitamin to the growing list of things that have almost killed Ozzy Osbourne.
Stevie Nicks Plans Expanded Reissues of ‘Bella Donna’ and ‘The Wild Heart’
Both feature newly remastered audio, as well as never-before-heard extras including additional songs, live takes and demos.