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.
Arctic Monkeys Aren’t Previewing Songs From Their New Album
Fans won't be getting any early samples of Arctic Monkey's upcoming sixth studio album.
How the Allman Brothers Band Roared Back on ‘Hittin’ the Note’
The Allman Brothers Band's 24th album was at once like and unlike anything they had ever done before.
5 Years Ago: David Bowie Begins a Final Career Resurgence on ‘The Next Day’
With 'The Next Day,' David Bowie never sounded more like himself – whatever that was.
Listen to Jack White’s New Single, ‘Over and Over and Over’
Jack White has issued another song from his upcoming third solo album.
Charlie Watts Is Fine With It If the Rolling Stones Break Up
Plenty of people would be devastated if the Rolling Stones decided to call it quits after their latest round of shows. Drummer Charlie Watts isn't one of them.
Gary Clark Jr. Honors Chuck Berry and Fats Domino at the Grammys
Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste took turns performing key early rock songs, both from 1955.
Elton John Retiring From Road After ‘Farewell’ Tour
Elton John will mount a three-year farewell tour, then leave the road forever.
When Neil Diamond Joined the Band for ‘The Last Waltz’
Some people weren't sure why Neil Diamond was onstage during the Band's all-star Thanksgiving 1976 concert at the Winterland.
David Byrne Expands ‘American Utopia’ World Tour
The second leg of David Byrne's dates begin with an appearance during the first week of Coachella.
Eric Clapton Says He’s ‘Going Deaf’
Eric Clapton is facing health issues beyond the chronic nerve problems that have affected his back and hands.
Chris Robinson Will Return to Black Crowes Songs on New Tour
Chris Robinson's immediate post-Black Crowes career, perhaps understandably, focused on newer music.
Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas Dies at 76
Ray Thomas wrote or co-wrote more than 25 Moody Blues songs, but he will perhaps always be best remembered for his distinctive contributions on flute.