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.
Where Are the Tapes From Black Sabbath’s Jam With Led Zeppelin?
First we have to agree they even exist.
25 Years Ago: Smart Soundtrack Makes ‘Reality Bites’ a Classic Gen X Rom-Com
Ben Stiller's directorial debut wasn't the first slacker movie, or maybe even the best one. Instead, it was one of Generation X's best romantic comedies.
25 Years Ago: How the Beatles Finally Reunited to Complete ‘Free as a Bird’
George Martin begged off. Even Paul McCartney said he was unsure at first.
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.
How the 2019 Grammy Awards Basically Ignored Rock and Metal
It certainly wasn't rock music's biggest night.
Did Mick Jagger Share a Snippet of a New Rolling Stones Song?
The group's most recent album of original songs dates back to 2005's 'A Bigger Bang.'
Jon Anderson Announces New Solo Album and Spring U.S. Tour
'1,000 Hands' will feature guest appearances by members of Jethro Tull, Journey, Deep Purple and his former band Yes.
45 Years Ago: How the Doobie Brothers’ ‘What Once Were Vices’ Was Saved by a B-Side
A year after the multi-million-selling 'Captain and Me,' the band appeared to be stalling out.
20 B-Sides That Became Big Hits
A look back at flip sides that became highly charting songs in their own right.
Ozzy Osbourne Postpones Entire U.K. and European Tour
Former Black Sabbath frontman is battling a severe upper-respiratory infection.
New Peter Jackson-Helmed Beatles Doc Will Feature Hours of Unseen Footage
Material was recorded 50 years ago as the group worked on a project eventually titled 'Let It Be.'
Neil Young’s New Archives Series Focuses on Obscure ’70s Concert
'Tuscaloosa' showcases a Feb. 5, 1973, date in Alabama.