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.
How a Rule Change Helped Topple a Signature Beatles Chart Record
The mark stood for more than a half century, until 'Billboard' updated the way songs enter the Hot 100.
35 Years Ago: Phil Collins Leads Genesis-Heavy ‘Against All Odds’ Soundtrack
The singer's first U.S. No. 1 song emerged out of sessions for 1981's 'Face Value,' his divorce-themed solo debut.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘For Real’
Unheard track arrives in advance of a new two-disc career retrospective called 'The Best of Everything.'
Watch Trailer for New Beatles-Related Movie, ‘Yesterday’
Universal says the film is about "music, dreams, friendship and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life."
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.
Lindsey Buckingham’s Emergency Heart Surgery Damaged His Voice
The former Fleetwood Mac star's wife said "it is unclear if the damage is permanent."
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.
Listen to Eric Clapton’s Previously Unheard ‘Mississippi Blues’
"Mississippi Blues" was recorded with Tim Duffy and will be part of 'Blue Muse,' a compilation from the Music Maker Relief Foundation.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Chases His Muse on ‘Electric Ladyland’
Faced with prevailing backward-looking musical trends, the guitarist went his own way.