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.
May 2019 New Music Releases
A trio of classic rock's best-known performers charge forward with new music, while two others take a look back.
Rod Stewart Set for Rare Reunion With Jeff Beck
Their last full-length appearance together took place more than 35 years ago.
Fleetwood Mac Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
There have been more than 40 of these outside projects, which deepen and add to the band's legacy.
40 Years Ago: Van Halen Kick Off Their First Headlining Tour
Band was still focused on performing, even though it had just released follow-up to multi-platinum debut.
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.'
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.
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.