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.
Most Disappointing Albums: More Than 100 Times Rock’s Biggest Bands Let Us Down
A disappointing album, as our list shows, isn't always a group's worst studio effort.
Allman Brothers Band Drummer Butch Trucks Dies
A cause of death for Butch Trucks, co-founding drummer with the Allman Brothers Band, was not immediately known.
Listen to Ray Davies’ New Song ‘Poetry’ From His First Album in Nearly 10 Years
The inspiration for this new studio project grew out of Ray Davies' 2013 autobiography, but it didn't come easy.
Classic Rock Vs. Donald Trump: Musicians Who Already Can’t Stand Our New President
Donald Trump's ascension to the presidency has not exactly been met with classic rock jubilation.
Paul McCartney Files Suit to Get the Beatles’ Songs Back
This fight actually dates back to 1985, when Michael Jackson memorably out-maneuvered Paul McCartney to purchase his early catalog.
Listen to David Crosby’s New Bi-Partisan Protest Song, ‘Capitol’
David Crosby's new track excoriates elected officials for putting personal gain above duty.
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie Are Working on a Duet Album
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have decided to make their first-ever duet project, having apparently tired of waiting for Stevie Nicks to join sessions for a new Fleetwood Mac album.
16 Memorable Moments From U2’s First ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour
'The Joshua Tree' was more than a hit album, though it was certainly that. It was part of a phenomenon that would change U2 forever.
Asia’s John Wetton Pulls Out of Journey Tour Amid Cancer Battle
Asia's already-announced March and April dates include an appearance on Cruise to the Edge.
UPDATED: Foreigner to Be Joined by Lou Gramm and Other Original Members for Select 40th An…
Foreigner‘s taking to the road again for their 40th anniversary, and they’ve invited some familiar faces along – including original frontman Lou Gramm.
Aerosmith Featured in New Pinball Machine
Nine of Aerosmith's hit songs will included in this new arcade-quality machine from Stern Pinball.
Paul Simon Says Goodbye to Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon originally met during the filming for 1977's 'Star Wars,' and were later married between 1983-84.