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.
Mike Campbell’s Dirty Knobs Announce Debut Album and Tour
They first got together almost 15 years ago, but 'Wreckless Abandon' is the band's first studio project.
Rush Drummer and Lyricist Neil Peart Dies
The band completed its final tour in 2015.
Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Named Best-Selling Vinyl LP of the ’10s
Only one original album from the past decade appears on Nielsen Music's list.
5 Reasons the Dave Matthews Band Should Be in the Hall of Fame
They've dominated the fan-ballot voting. But that's not the only reason this group should get in.
2020 New Music Releases
The slowest period for the music business is typically early in the new year. 2020 will be the exception.
40 Years Ago: How False Beatles Rumors Almost Derailed Concerts for Kampuchea
A cool old-school-meets-new-school cast played four shows meant to raise money for war-torn Cambodia.
Why George Lazenby Walked Away From James Bond
He had a comet-like presence in the series, arriving out of nowhere and leaving just as quickly.
45 Years Ago: Why Joe Walsh Got Serious With ‘So What’
This gold-selling No. 11 hit also hinted at his next career move.
Chris Cornell’s Widow Is Suing Soundgarden
The dispute apparently traces back to seven unreleased songs.
Drive-By Truckers Announce ‘The Unraveling,’ Release a New Song
This is their first album in more than three years, the longest gap in band history.