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.
Watch a Trailer for the New Morrissey Biopic ‘England Is Mine’
Originally called 'Steven,' in honor of Morrissey's given first name, 'England Is Mine' is due in theaters on Aug. 4.
Foo Fighters Unveil Fourth New ‘Concrete and Gold’ Song, ‘Sunday Rain’
The Foo Fighters' ninth album is due in September, with a string of North American dates to follow.
10 Years Ago: White Stripes Get Back to Their Roots on ‘Icky Thump,’ Then Vanish
As with many bands who came before them, it seemed the White Stripes' long-awaited success simply created more pressure.
Gene Simmons Wants to Trademark His Horn-Hands Gesture
Of course, a variety of other rockers have made hand signals that were similar, or even apparently exactly the same.
How John Lennon Went Off the Deep End on ‘Some Time in New York City’
'Some Time in New York City' remains one of John Lennon's most determinedly topical, most critically reviled, and most often ignored solo albums.
UPDATE: Rock Festival to Proceed After ‘Terrorist Threat’ Shuts Down First Day
Rock am Ring officials confirm that the rest of the scheduled performances for today have been cancelled.
Arcade Fire Release Surprise Single ‘Everything Now’ on Vinyl
No release date has been announced for Arcade Fire's fifth full-length.
Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Hung Himself, Medical Examiner Confirms
The circumstances leading up to this tragedy remain unclear.
David Byrne Praises Jonathan Demme’s ‘Joyous and Unexpected’ Use of Music in Film
David Byrne pays tribute to Jonathan Demme, the late director of the Talking Heads' 'Stop Making Sense.'
Pearl Jam Close Out 2017’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony – Then Jam
Tonight's after-ceremony jam featured “Rockin' in the Free World” by Neil Young, who was set to introduce Pearl Jam before falling ill.
The Story of R.E.M.’s First Concert
R.E.M. weren't even called R.E.M. yet when they took the stage for the first time.
Release Date and Formats Revealed for Beatles Expanded ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Reissue
An expanded six-disc Super Deluxe Edition of the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' is in the offing.