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.
Hear Keith Richards’ ‘Big Town Playboy’ From Debut Album Box Set
This is one of six previously unheard songs included in an upcoming expanded reissue of 'Talk Is Cheap.'
Queensryche Say They’ve Been ‘Bamboozled’ by PledgeMusic
Fans apparently won't get an upcoming new album project – or their money back – from the embattled crowdfunding company.
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.'
March 2019 New Music Releases
Included are deep dives into a few cornerstone moments, long-awaited new albums and some intriguing live sets.
Heart Reunite for Huge Summer Tour With Joan Jett and Sheryl Crow
They've been on hiatus since 2016, when a family dispute split the band's co-leading sisters.
20 B-Sides That Became Big Hits
A look back at flip sides that became highly charting songs in their own right.
2019 Classic Rock Super Bowl Commercials
Super Bowl Sunday commercials remain a big draw, no matter which team is playing in the big game.
Ozzy Osbourne Postpones Entire U.K. and European Tour
Former Black Sabbath frontman is battling a severe upper-respiratory infection.
Hear Sammy Hagar’s New Single With the Circle, ‘Trust Fund Baby’
Van Halen's ex-frontman premieres the first song from the upcoming new album 'Space Between.'
The Best (and Worst) Song From Every Genesis Album
Selecting the greatest (and not-so-great) tracks requires open ears.