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.
December 2019 New Music Releases
It's rare to have an important album still left unheard so late. This year is different.
Vivian Campbell Is Still on the Road, Despite Recent Back Surgery
The Def Leppard and Last in Line guitarist never stopped touring during an earlier cancer scare, either.
Bruce Springsteen to Release ‘Western Stars: Songs From the Film’
He says a refurbished barn in Colts Neck, N.J., provided the perfect setting for this one-time performance.
Grateful Dead Lyricist Robert Hunter Dies at 78
He also wrote songs with Elvis Costello, Bruce Hornsby and – perhaps most famously – Bob Dylan.
Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek Died After Unnamed Surgical Procedure
He was apparently expected to make a full recovery.
Ric Ocasek Through the Years: Photo Gallery
It seems fitting that the Cars' well-traveled singer had a band with a transportation-themed name.
Jimmy Page Takes a Deep Career Dive in New ‘Anthology’ Book
The book is narrated entirely by the Led Zeppelin legend, with photos from across six decades.
Ozzy Osbourne Solo Albums Collected in Huge Vinyl Box
'See You on the Other Side' will include 1986's long-out-of-print 'The Original Sin,' among other goodies.
Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Draws Support From 123 Other Acts
They said each could "undoubtedly be affected by the outcome of this critically important case."
Foreigner Set for 10-Show Las Vegas Residency in 2020
Now, all they have to do is figure out how to fit in all of the band's most familiar songs.
Art Neville, Early Funk Pioneer, Dies at 81
Co-founder of the Meters and then the Neville Brothers had several notable rock connections.
Roger Waters Shares Clip From ‘Call to Action’ Film ‘Us and Them’
Tickets are now on sale for special screenings of the concert movie to be held later this fall.