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.
October 2018 New Music Releases
The list of new records coming our way is topped by an unexpected treat for Journey fans.
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Inside Keith Moon’s Craziest Antics: Video
Drummer took rock 'n' roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art.
Watch Paul McCartney Return Home on ‘Carpool Karaoke’
The Beatles legend's 'Late Late Show' appearance became something of a magical mystery tour through Liverpool.
Beatles Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Included are albums that still feel like time-stamped baubles and others that have only grown in estimation.
Screwups in Your Favorite Rock Songs
Even your favorite rock god makes a mistake every now and again. Some of these mishaps even make it onto proper albums
Fleetwood Mac Announce Expansive 2018-19 Tour Without Lindsey Buckingham
Fleetwood Mac are ready for their first tour since parting ways with Lindsey Buckingham.
How Neil Finn’s Friendship With Mick Fleetwood Led to a Gig With Fleetwood Mac
Neil Finn's sudden appearance in Fleetwood Mac's touring lineup seemed to come out of left field, but it really didn't.
Prince Struggles With Love’s Implications on ‘3 Chains O’ Gold': 365 Prince Songs in a Yea…
In love, as in so many things, Prince could be inscrutable. Occasionally, however, his art would provide important clues.
Prince’s ‘Strollin” Gives George Benson a Warm Musical Hug: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince inhabits the guise of a good friend on the George Benson-esque "Strollin'."