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.
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.
Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop and David Bowie Earn Grammy Nominations
Here are the just-announced classic rock nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards.
David Bowie Snubbed? Metallica Miscategorized? A Grammy Official Explains
Bill Freimuth, senior vice president of awards at the Recording Academy, discusses the 2016 Grammy nominations.
Top 20 Classic Rock Songs of 2016
In a singles-focused period for the music industry, this list shows how stars who rose to fame in a different era can still hold their own.
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.
Metallica, Soundgarden and Others Set to Appear at Rock on the Range
Metallica and Soundgarden headline Rock on the Range, set for next May in Columbus, Ohio.
Eagles Aren’t Reuniting With Glenn Frey’s Son, Don Henley Confirms
Don Henley is stressing that the Eagles are finished, despite an earlier suggestion that they might reform with the late Glenn Frey's son.
35 Years Ago: The Cars Edge Toward Pop Stardom on ‘Shake It Up’
After 1980's more adventuresome 'Panorama' "only" went platinum, the Cars decided to have a little fun.
45 Years Ago: Genesis Begin an Exciting New Era on ‘Nursery Cryme’
Genesis' 'Nursery Cryme' served more as a signpost for future breakthroughs than a stand-alone accomplishment.
December 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of December 2016.
Bob Dylan Won’t Be Attending Nobel Prize Ceremony
This ends a lengthy period of confusion about Bob Dylan's response to one of writing's most prestigious awards.