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.
Steve Perry, ‘Traces': Album Review
Album is as personal a record as a former melodic-rock superstar has perhaps ever released.
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.
The Tortured History of Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Outtakes
Leftover songs from the 1994 LP have been scattered among soundtracks, singles, box sets and the cutting-room floor.
Life After Lindsey: How Fleetwood Mac Will Cope in the Post-Buckingham Era
The band's split with the singer and guitarist was as sudden as it was shocking.
Take a ‘Wild Ride’ With the Trailer for Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’
The one-minute teaser treats fans to a cavalcade of star's era-defining costumes.
Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76
The singer for both Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship has died of unknown causes at the age of 76.
Metallica Producer Paul Curcio Dies at 74
He helmed 'Kill 'Em All,' a seminal thrash album that followed the band's underground hit demo 'No Life 'Til Leather.'
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.
October 2018 New Music Releases
The list of new records coming our way is topped by an unexpected treat for Journey fans.
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