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.
5 Years Ago: Allman Brothers Band Play Their Last Show
This final concert was followed by seasons of loss.
Watch Peter Frampton Close Out Final Tour With a Beatles Cover
Surprisingly, his last song wasn't a big hit like "Show Me the Way" or "Do You Feel Like We Do."
The Story Behind Every Song on the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’
When the album arrived, it was simply a batch of cool new tunes, not a heart-rending goodbye.
October 2019 New Music Releases
Anniversary celebrations dominate the list, but there are also some notable original projects on the way.
Have Eddie Van Halen’s Health Issues Kept Van Halen Off the Road?
David Lee Roth stoked new conjecture by linking hints of a cancer relapse with his newly confirmed solo shows.
Jimmy Page Takes a Deep Career Dive in New ‘Anthology’ Book
The book is narrated entirely by the Led Zeppelin legend, with photos from across six decades.
Which Bonus Tracks Will Be Part of the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Box?
A deeper look at the album's most intriguing leftovers.
Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Draws Support From 123 Other Acts
They said each could "undoubtedly be affected by the outcome of this critically important case."
Foreigner Set for 10-Show Las Vegas Residency in 2020
Now, all they have to do is figure out how to fit in all of the band's most familiar songs.
Metallica’s Commemorative ‘S&M2′ Concert to Screen in Theaters
The first show celebrating 1999's symphonic live album sold out so quickly that some fans suspected online bots were involved.
Slash Previews ‘Living the Dream Tour’ Project With New Video
The Guns N' Roses guitarist kicks off a North American headlining tour in San Francisco.
July 2019 New Music Releases
A trio of classic rock legends delve into their impressive back catalog of live recordings.