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.
Eagles Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
Late in Glenn Frey's life, the Eagles revolved around his partnership with Don Henley. But the band didn’t start that way – and it won’t end that way either.
June 2017 New Music Releases
Look for a few notable returns to glory, some terrific live sets and a group of very tasty reissues.
Peter Criss Plays First ‘One Last Time’ Show: Video, Set List
Peter Criss sprinkled in Kiss songs he originally sang with additional tracks from throughout his career.
Why the BBC Wasn’t ‘Turned On’ by the Beatles’ ‘A Day in the Life’
These new details arrive as the Beatles prepare an expanded reissue of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band,' which featured "A Day in the Life" as its finale.
Sammy Hagar Announces New Fall Tour With the Circle
Sammy Hagar returns to the road this September with a band that includes fellow Van Halen alum Michael Anthony.
May 2017 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look a new music releases of note for May 2017.
Yes vs. Yes: Who Actually Owns the Band’s Name?
Yes split into two bands just 72 hours after being inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, seemingly out of the blue.
Neal Schon Has a Theory on Why Steve Perry Didn’t Sing at Journey’s Hall of Fame Induction
Neal Schon didn't get to perform with Steve Perry, but he still came away with a treasured memory.
Watch as Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Powers New ‘Thor’ Trailer
This is the first trailer for the third installment of Marvel's new Thor franchise, 'Thor: Ragnarok.'
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017: Our 11 Favorite Moments
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was marked by signature reunions, a series of funny one-liners, a few notable absences, and a raucous jam.