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.
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.
Watch the Rolling Stones’ New Video For ‘Ride ‘Em On Down’
"Ride 'Em On Down" arrives today as part of 'Blue and Lonesome', the Rolling Stones' first original studio effort since 2005's 'A Bigger Bang.'
AC/DC and Rolling Stones Make Top 10 List of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians
Both got there in remarkable fashion.
5 Reasons Yes Should Be in the Hall of Fame
Yes' intricate, thrilling musicianship should have been enough to get these prog forefathers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame long ago.
Listen to a Previously Unreleased Jethro Tull Song, ‘Bouree: Morgan Version': Exclusive Pr…
An exclusive premiere of Jethro Tull's 'Bouree: Morgan Version,' from the new reissue 'Stand Up: Elevated Edition.'
Watch the Rolling Stones’ Video for ‘Hate to See You Go’
"Hate to See You Go" is one of several songs on the new Rolling Stones album that were originally made famous by Little Walter, including the title track.
Watch Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Perform ‘Hit Me With Your Best Shot': Exclusive Video
Pat Benatar is featured in an intimate setting with guitarist and husband Neil Giraldo during an Audience Network concert special which premieres tonight.
No Hall of Fame for You: 19 Artists Left Out of Their Band’s 2017 Nominations
We look at the individuals who weren't included when their bands were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2017.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, the Cars, Pearl Jam and the J. Geils Band are among the artists nominated for induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017.