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.
Albums We’re Expecting in 2019
It's early yet, but 2019 is already shaping up to be an intriguing year for rock fans.
December 2018 New Music Releases
The list arrives just before the industry goes into its annual holiday slumber.
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Bob Seger Announces Initial Dates on Fall ‘Runaway Train’ Tour
Bob Seger still hasn't clarified the meaning of a promo video for these dates that seemed to indicate plans to retire.
Eddie Van Halen Has Donated 75 of His Guitars to Public Schools
Eddie Van Halen's passion for music began as a child, and he's working to make sure future generations have the same opportunity.
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie Are Working on a Duet Album
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have decided to make their first-ever duet project, having apparently tired of waiting for Stevie Nicks to join sessions for a new Fleetwood Mac album.
Aerosmith Featured in New Pinball Machine
Nine of Aerosmith's hit songs will included in this new arcade-quality machine from Stern Pinball.
Elton John Is Reportedly Set to Perform at George Michael’s Funeral
Elton John could be in line to reprise “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” the song he and George Michael famously sang together in 1991 at Wembley Arena.
AC/DC and Rolling Stones Make Top 10 List of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians
Both got there in remarkable fashion.
Watch Paul McCartney Take the Mannequin Challenge, With ‘Black Beatles’ Playing
Paul McCartney included the new Top 10 single by Rae Sremmurd in a mannequin challenge video.