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.
Rick Wakeman Won’t Be Attending Yes’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
The recognition arrived too late for Yes' stalwart co-founding bassist Chris Squire, who died in the summer of 2015.
Bobby Blotzer’s Ratt Show Abruptly Cancelled Over Name Dispute
Bobby Blotzer's Ratt were set to play a sold-out Michigan concert with Night Ranger just hours later.
Lemmy Kilmister’s Death: One Year Later
Lemmy Kilmister's death set off a powerful wave of remembrance and tribute from colleagues and fans alike. But this loss would reverberate long past the initial shock.
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.
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.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Pearl Jam Elected Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The 32nd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
‘Ring Out These Bells’ from ‘Jethro Tull: The String Quartets': Exclusive Premiere
Ian Anderson also offers exclusive insight into this newly arranged track, which took a winding path toward inclusion on Jethro Tull’s 'Songs From the Wood.'
Paul McCartney Announces Expanded Reissue of ‘Flowers in the Dirt’
'Flowers in the Dirt' is the 10th installment in Paul McCartney's Grammy-winning Archive Collection.
Pink Floyd to Reissue ‘The Final Cut’ and ‘Momentary Lapse of Reason’ on Vinyl
Pink Floyd returns to their '80s era output for a pair of new vinyl reissues.
2017 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock offers a comprehensive, continuously updated list of 2017 New Music Releases.
Tour of the Year: 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
You decide who wins Tour of the Year honors in the 2015 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards.
Watch the Rolling Stones’ New Video For ‘Ride ‘Em On Down’
"Ride 'Em On Down" arrives today as part of 'Blue and Lonesome', the Rolling Stones' first original studio effort since 2005's 'A Bigger Bang.'