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.
April 2020 New Music Releases
As with so much else in our world right now, the coronavirus had a huge impact on the list.
Who Sang the Most Journey Songs? Lead Vocal Totals
Steve Perry is obviously No. 1. But the runner-up might surprise longtime fans.
45 Years Ago: Why Eric Clapton Lost Momentum on ‘There’s One in Every Crowd’
Follow-up to '461 Ocean Boulevard' couldn't match its predecessor's gold-selling, chart-topping success.
Watch the Video for Missing Persons’ Moody New Song, ‘Lipstick': Exclusive Premiere
Band best known for New Wave-era favorites like "Words" and "Destination Unknown" returns with covers-focused album.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Reschedule March Dates as Coronavirus Fears Grow
Last of the Street Survivors farewell tour currently has confirmed shows through August.
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Set for Theatrical Release
Disney has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to documentary that expands on 'Let It Be.'
Why the Coronavirus Is Now Threatening Concerts and Festivals
As worry grows over large gatherings, could COVID-19 lead to cancellation of rock's biggest season?
Led Zeppelin Wins Latest ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Appeal
The Ninth Circuit reversed their prior opinion after the case was reviewed by the entire bench of judges – rather than a smaller panel.
50 Years Ago: Beatles Release One of Many Versions of ‘Let It Be’
The band didn't seem capable of letting one of its final singles be.
Why Journey Are Paying Steve Perry Not to Sing
Court filings in a blockbuster lawsuit shed new light on their split.
Steve Perry Sided With Ousted Rhythm Section in Journey Dispute
Ross Valory and Steve Smith were fired this week after the band said they attempted a "coup."
Tonight’s Peter Green Concert to Be Featured in Upcoming Box Set
Guests for sold-out show include David Gilmour, Pete Townsend, Steven Tyler, Billy Gibbons, Kirk Hammett and others.