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.
15 Years Ago: Why Guns N’ Roses Tried to Stop Their Own Greatest Hits LP
Compilation reached the Top 5 in the States after topping U.K. charts.
April 2019 New Music Releases
Music headlines in April are always dominated by Record Store Day, and 2019 is no different.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Rumors Continue to Heat Up
The film, which earned four Oscars last month, has grossed more than $870 million worldwide.
35 Years Ago: Phil Collins Leads Genesis-Heavy ‘Against All Odds’ Soundtrack
The singer's first U.S. No. 1 song emerged out of sessions for 1981's 'Face Value,' his divorce-themed solo debut.
Neal Schon Opens ‘Journey Through Time’ Tour: Set List, Videos
The guitarist was joined by former bandmates Gregg Rolie and Deen Castronovo for a 25-song show.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
Watch Taron Egerton Sing as Elton John in New ‘Rocketman’ Clip
It's clear the actor can pull off the look, but what about the vocals?
March 2019 New Music Releases
Included are deep dives into a few cornerstone moments, long-awaited new albums and some intriguing live sets.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘For Real’
Unheard track arrives in advance of a new two-disc career retrospective called 'The Best of Everything.'
Journey to Release New Live Versions of ‘Escape’ and ‘Frontiers’
'Live in Japan 2017: 'Escape' + 'Frontiers'' was recorded on the legendary Budokan stage.
Nikki Sixx Defends Motley Crue’s Use of Backing Tapes
He also revealed they started doing it well before the band's final tour.
Watch Trailer for New Beatles-Related Movie, ‘Yesterday’
Universal says the film is about "music, dreams, friendship and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life."