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.
March 2018 New Music Releases
March springs forward with new music from a legendary metal band, and plenty of live and archival material from other longtime favorites.
Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla Join Together for U.S. Summer Tour
Styx and Joan Jett will hit the road as co-headliners beginning on May 30.
Elton John Adds More Dates to Sprawling Final Tour
Elton John has announced more shows as his three-year-long farewell tour continues to grow.
Ozzy Osbourne Confirms Dates for ‘No More Tours 2′
Ozzy Osbourne's first 'No More Tours' dates were back in 1992.
How Journey’s ‘Frontiers’ Could Have Been Their Best ’80s Album
A record-label guy screwed everything up.
John Mellencamp’s ‘Plain Spoken’ Concert Film Headed to Netflix
'Plain Spoken: From the Chicago Theater' was recorded in October 2016 during the final leg of John Mellencamp's 120-date Plain Spoken Tour.
Elton John Joined by Miley Cyrus for ‘Tiny Dancer’ at the Grammys
They performed "Tiny Dancer" before a crowd that included Elton John's longtime writing partner Bernie Taupin, who co-composed the song.
Sting Does ‘Subway Karaoke,’ Sings With Shaggy at Grammys
Sting recently announced an album project with Shaggy, a little more than a year after releasing '57th & 9th.'
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.
‘Concert for George’ Reissued to Honor George Harrison’s Birthday
The star-packed 'Concert for George' will be reissued -- and broadly expanded – in time to commemorate the 75th anniversary of George Harrison's birth.
Def Leppard and Journey Confirm 2018 Tour Together
Def Leppard and Journey have confirmed one of rock's worst-kept recent secrets.