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 newspapers, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Gary Clark Jr. Honors Chuck Berry and Fats Domino at the Grammys
Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste took turns performing key early rock songs, both from 1955.
Chris Robinson Will Return to Black Crowes Songs on New Tour
Chris Robinson's immediate post-Black Crowes career, perhaps understandably, focused on newer music.
Charles Manson, Mass Murderer Who Twisted Beatles Lyrics, Is Dead
Charles Manson's death brings to a close a life defined by lawlessness, and framed by a deeply misguided obsession with the Beatles.
Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Announces First Solo Album Since 2009
Aerosmith's Joe Perry will release 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' his first non-holiday solo album in eight years.
Check Out Gary Clark Jr.’s Amped-Up Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Come Together’
Gary Clark Jr.'s Beatles update is included on the soundtrack for the upcoming 'Justice League' film.
November and December 2017 New Music Releases
Christmas is coming early, music lovers.
Knife-Wielding Attacker Injures Two at Dropkick Murphys Concert
An official is now aiming tough questions at the firm LiveNation hired to handle security at the venue.
Chris Cornell Will Appear on an Upcoming Johnny Cash Album
Johnny Cash's son, John Carter Cash, invited Chris Cornell to participate before his death back in May.
Gene Simmons Wants to Trademark His Horn-Hands Gesture
Of course, a variety of other rockers have made hand signals that were similar, or even apparently exactly the same.
How Pearl Jam, the Eagles of Death Metal, the Who and Others Bounced Back from Concert Tra…
The headlines surrounding rock's biggest concert tragedies were shocking, unforgettable. The question after each was: What next?