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.
August 2019 New Music Releases
Highly anticipated concert recordings from a trio of classic-rock greats top the list.
Restoring Led Zeppelin Images on Facebook Could Take a While [UPDATE]
Why Did Jeff Lynne Add ‘Bruce’ to Electric Light Orchestra’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’?
Actually, there was no Bruce.
How Journey Ended Up With That ‘Cheeseball’ Video for ‘Separate Ways’
For some reason, someone came up on the idea of playing air guitar. And air drums and air bass and air synths.
David Lee Roth Crashed a Bachelor Party, but Nobody Knew Him
He discovered someone blasting Van Halen in a nearby hotel room and decided to drop by.
June 2019 New Music Releases
Can't find the dough for the latest concert ticket? A string of cool upcoming live albums is on the way.
Jon Bon Jovi Invites Fans to ‘Runaway’ With Him to the Mediterranean
Cruise includes an intimate acoustic storyteller session and a full-band electric set with his solo backing band.
7 Things to Look for on the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast
Several legends were honored through stirring speeches, fun collaborations and raucous onstage performances.
May 2019 New Music Releases
A trio of classic rock's best-known performers charge forward with new music, while two others take a look back.
Rod Stewart Set for Rare Reunion With Jeff Beck
Their last full-length appearance together took place more than 35 years ago.