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.
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.
30 Years Ago: U2 (Briefly) Take Over an L.A. Street for the ‘Where the Streets Have No Nam…
When U2 gathered to film a new video atop a Los Angeles booze emporium on March 27, 1987, the occasion was part-homage – and all Hollywood.
45 Years Ago: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Bare Trees’ Showcases Danny Kirwan Just Before Split
'Bare Trees' was Fleetwood Mac‘s most consistent album to date, and remains today their first platinum release.
Police Guitarist Andy Summers Goes In Depth on His Exotic New Solo Album: Exclusive Video …
Andy Summers' 14th solo project 'Triboluminescence' is out today.
Listen to Robert Plant’s Rare Solo Performance of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’
Robert Plant hasn’t performed "Kashmir" since Led Zeppelin’s 2007 reunion. More interestingly, he apparently has never covered it as a solo artist.
U2’s ‘Red Hill Mining Town’ Explores Personal Costs in an Economic Downturn: The Story Beh…
Both in scope and approach, U2's 'Red Hill Mining Town' was very much in keeping with the old American protest tunes which Bono had been delving into back then.
Recording Console Used for Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ to be Auctioned
One of two custom made by EMI's engineers, the console was in use at Abbey Road from 1971-83.
UPDATE: SXSW Threatens Deportation for International Artists Who Play Unofficial Shows, Fe…
SXSW is cracking down on invited bands that play elsewhere during the annual Austin-based music showcase, leading to a cancellation by at least one act.
Foo Fighters to Headline Saturday Night at Glastonbury 2017
The Foo Fighters made a huge announcement during today’s livestream of a secret club show from Frome, England.
Adrian Belew Discusses His Oscar Nod For ‘Piper,’ Upcoming Power Trio Tour: Exclusive Inte…
'Piper,' the Pixar production featuring a score by Adrian Belew, has been nominated for a 2017 Oscar in the Best Animated Short Film category.
Spoon Announce 2017 Tour in Support of ‘Hot Thoughts’
Before then, Spoon will also play a three-night residency in Austin during SXSW.
20 Years Ago: David Bowie Dives into Electronica on ‘Earthling’
Dotted with time-specific experiments in industrial sounds and drum-and-bass, 'Earthling' very much represents where David Bowie found himself musically at the time.