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.
September 2017 New Music Releases
The list of September 2017 new music releases is marked by one heartfelt goodbye and the long-awaited returns of a few huge stars.
Pink Floyd Fails Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Science Class: ‘There Is No Dark Side’ of the Moon
Pink Floyd‘s 'The Dark Side of the Moon' boasts plenty of rock gravitas – but science? Not so much.
Ted Nugent Shoots Down Kid Rock Candidacy, Takes a Swipe at Blue States
Ted Nugent would like the Republican Party to find a Donald Trump-like outsider who can take on Michigan's Democratic senator.
32 Weird Facts About Hipgnosis’ Most Famous Rock Album Covers
When it comes to rock album cover art, it’s basically either BH or AH – before or after Hipgnosis.
35 Years Ago: Bad Company Disintegrates After Releasing ‘Rough Diamonds’
Bad Company ended with a bang, and then a whimper.
33 Classic Rock Artists Who Hate Their Own Records
Sometimes, bands got sick of a project because it simply became too popular. Other times, something just went terribly wrong.
25 Years Ago: Jeff Porcaro’s Sudden Death Changes Toto Forever
The death of Toto drummer Jeff Porcaro was as unexpected as it was devastating.
Journey Could Be on the Brink of a Split After Latest Feud
Co-founding guitarist Neal Schon is strongly implying that he intends to construct a new lineup of Journey.
Ronnie Montrose’s Final Album ’10X10′ and Expanded Reissues of First Two Montrose LPs Set …
Ronnie Montrose fans are in for some excitement.
Rolling Stones Announce ‘Sticky Fingers Live’ Audio and Video Sets
This concert, which featured the first-ever performance of the Rolling Stones' classic 1971 album in its entirety, was previously available only as a download.