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.
Revisiting Pink Floyd’s Political and Muscular ‘Animals’
Pink Floyd reached a career crossroads with 'Animals,' this hard-eyed rebuke of greed and the power structure driven by Roger Waters' quickly awakening muse.
Paul McCartney Files Suit to Get the Beatles’ Songs Back
This fight actually dates back to 1985, when Michael Jackson memorably out-maneuvered Paul McCartney to purchase his early catalog.
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.
Joe Walsh Is Open to a James Gang Reunion
Joe Walsh might just put the old band back together.
Top 12 Classic Rock Christmas Albums
There's only so much goopy holiday music you can listen to, right? That's where this list of Top 10 classic rock Christmas albums comes in.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Pearl Jam Elected Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The 32nd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
How Paul McCartney Marked a Career Milestone With ‘Wings Over America’
Recorded in the summer of 1976, 'Wings Over America' arrived on Dec. 10 of that year feeling like a triumphant musical summation for Paul McCartney.
Tom Petty Plans Huge Anniversary Tour; Joe Walsh to Play Most Dates
Tom Petty has confirmed dates from April through July 2017 as he celebrates 40 years with the Heartbreakers – and there's more to come.
40 Years Ago: The Eagles Reach a Pinnacle Exploring Paradise Lost on ‘Hotel California’
'Hotel California,' the Eagles layered, always frank meditation on the price of fame, is a reflection of where they were in life.
That Time Paul McCartney Introduced Wings With ‘Wild Life’
Wings eventually sold millions and millions of records, but Paul McCartney‘s ’70s-era band didn’t exactly start out on a roll.