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.
DO NOT DELETE MW Moody Blues Announce Artists and Dates for 2018 Cruise
The fifth Moody Blues Cruise includes stops at Grand Cayman and Cozumel.
Eric Clapton Announces New Concert Recording, ‘Live in San Diego’
Eric Clapton was joined by his late friend and mentor J.J. Cale, author of "After Midnight" and "Cocaine."
Fleetwood Mac’s New Album Is Apparently Being Held Up by Stevie Nicks
It all comes down to Stevie Nicks.
Beatles’ Shea Stadium Concert Finally Sees Re-Release
The Beatles' 1966 performance at Shea Stadium will be included in theater showings of Ron Howard's 'Eight Days a Week: The Beatles Touring Years.'
Long-Lost Beatles Demo of ‘It’s for You’ Has Been Found
Relatives going through the belongings of the late British singer Cilla Black inadvertently discovered a treasured piece of Beatles history.
Paul Simon Ponders Retirement: ‘Showbiz Doesn’t Hold Any Interest for Me’
Paul Simon is riding the coattails of a well-received new album, but that doesn't mean certain realities haven't become clear.
30 Years Ago: Steve Winwood Enlists Friends, Hits It Big With ‘Back in the High Life’
An intensely interior solo artist to that point, Steve Winwood shifted to a more collaborative approach on 'Back in the High Life' – and it paid off.
New Film to Focus on Rolling Stones’ ‘Exile on Main St.’ Sessions
Filmmakers are looking for actors to portray Mick Jagger and Keith Richards now, with the hope of beginning the shoot this winter.
1969’s Best Rock Albums
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down the top rock albums of 1969.
35 Years Ago: Santana Enjoy a Brief Resurgence With ‘Zebop!’
When Carlos Santana released 'Zebop!' in April 1981, he'd spent the better part of a decade dabbling in fusion. That meant he'd largely disappeared from the charts.