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.
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.
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.