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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
April 2019 New Music Releases
Music headlines in April are always dominated by Record Store Day, and 2019 is no different.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
March 2019 New Music Releases
Included are deep dives into a few cornerstone moments, long-awaited new albums and some intriguing live sets.
New Peter Jackson-Helmed Beatles Doc Will Feature Hours of Unseen Footage
Material was recorded 50 years ago as the group worked on a project eventually titled 'Let It Be.'
25 Years Ago: How Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young Completed ‘Philadelphia’
Music played a key role in the ground-breaking Jonathan Demme film's emotional journey.
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.
Stevie Nicks Is Returning for ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse’
The Fleetwood Mac star earlier appeared in "The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks," the 10th episode of this series' third season.
Watch the Foo Fighters Cover ‘Rocky Mountain Way’ With Joe Walsh
The Eagles star has been a regular presence alongside Dave Grohl and his band over the years.
Watch Paul McCartney Return Home on ‘Carpool Karaoke’
The Beatles legend's 'Late Late Show' appearance became something of a magical mystery tour through Liverpool.
Paul McCartney Announces New LP ‘Egypt Station,’ Releases Two Songs
These are Paul McCartney's first new singles since a pair of collaborations with Kanye West in 2015.
Yes, Even Mick Jagger Makes Dad Jokes on His Son’s Instagram
Think having a rock-star father exempts you from the usual dad jokes? Lucas Jagger is here to definitively refute that.
20 Beatles Songs That John Lennon Hated
John Lennon tore into deep cuts, treasured favorites and no less than four Beatles songs that reached No. 1.