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.
Genesis Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Projects recorded apart from one another allowed members of Genesis to explore areas of their songcraft that might have gone forever undiscovered.
45 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Emerges as a Visionary With ‘Innervisions’
The very adult LP was where the former child star became a man in full.
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.
Paul Simon Returns to Old Favorites With New Album ‘In the Blue Light’
The singer-songwriter takes another pass at some of his favorite – and, in some cases, lesser-known – songs.
Inside Keith Moon’s Craziest Antics: Video
Drummer took rock 'n' roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art.
Van Halen’s Gary Cherone Mistake: Rock’s Epic Fails
For Van Halen, the third time was most certainly not the charm.
The Kinks Are Apparently Reuniting, but Maybe Not
Ray Davies seemed to laugh off the huge and unexpected revelation as a joke.
Beatles’ Expanded 50th Anniversary Reissue of White Album Almost Ready
Paul McCartney discusses the Beatles' next 50th anniversary reissue project, their 1968 self-titled LP.
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.
Beatles Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Included are albums that still feel like time-stamped baubles and others that have only grown in estimation.
Elvis Presley Drummer D.J. Fontana Dies at 87
The drummer played on Elvis Presley's most important and well-known recordings – including "Hound Dog," "Heartbreak Hotel," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Don't Be Cruel."