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.
The Best Song From Every Paul McCartney Album
Picking the best song from each of his albums doesn't always mean checking the 'Billboard' charts.
2018’s Biggest Rock Stories
Classic rock's most memorable headlines weren't limited to albums, singles and streams.
The Best Song From Every Journey Album
Singers may come, and singers most certainly may go, but some things remain: The great tunes.
Albums We’re Expecting in 2019
It's early yet, but 2019 is already shaping up to be an intriguing year for rock fans.
Spider-Man Movies Ranked Worst to Best
Most webslinger lists focus on just the modern-era productions. Not this one.
December 2018 New Music Releases
The list arrives just before the industry goes into its annual holiday slumber.
Metallica, Foo Fighters and Former Bandmates Set for Chris Cornell Tribute Show
Concert honors Soundgarden frontman who died in May 2017 of an apparent suicide.
Top 25 Southern Rock Albums
For all of its woolly, trapped-in-the-'70s imagery, the genre has proven surprisingly resilient.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Chases His Muse on ‘Electric Ladyland’
Faced with prevailing backward-looking musical trends, the guitarist went his own way.
Listen to Def Leppard’s New Song, ‘We All Need Christmas’
New holiday-themed song arrives just days after band earned first-ever nomination to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.