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.
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.
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Rest of Final Tour as He Battles Infection
Three California shows had already been postponed, following an initial prognosis.
Steve Perry, ‘Traces': Album Review
Album is as personal a record as a former melodic-rock superstar has perhaps ever released.
How Keith Richards’ ‘Talk Is Cheap’ Saved the Rolling Stones
LP offered definitive proof that there remained an audience for a Stones record that sounded like, you know, the Stones.
The Tortured History of Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Outtakes
Leftover songs from the 1994 LP have been scattered among soundtracks, singles, box sets and the cutting-room floor.
Life After Lindsey: How Fleetwood Mac Will Cope in the Post-Buckingham Era
The band's split with the singer and guitarist was as sudden as it was shocking.
Take a ‘Wild Ride’ With the Trailer for Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’
The one-minute teaser treats fans to a cavalcade of star's era-defining costumes.
Top 10 Dickey Betts Songs
Our list tends to focus more on the rootsier side of the Allman Brothers Band's sound – and that's fitting.
Led Zeppelin Reportedly Plan to Launch Concert Streaming Service
A new trademark filing was apparently submitted for the purpose of "providing non-downloadable prerecorded music online via a global computer network."
Pink Floyd Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
The band's solo projects tend to get overlooked when 'The Dark Side of the Moon' stays on the charts for nearly a generation.
Is This Steve Perry’s New ‘Traces’ Album Cover and Track Listing?
This would be the former Journey singer's first new solo project since 1994's 'For the Love of Strange Medicine.'
AC/DC’s Vancouver Photos Raise Three Big Questions
The prospect of AC/DC reuniting has sparked both speculation and debate. Here are the three biggest issues.