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.
James Taylor Announces New Album, Tour With Jackson Browne
He also released a new song, "Teach Me Tonight."
Kirk Hammett Admits Metallica Wasted Their Time Fighting Napster
They sued after discovering a leaked demo of "I Disappear" was circulating on the file-sharing service.
February 2020 New Music Releases
Many of the upcoming records have a dark theme – actually, a black one.
Surviving Doors Members to Stage Rare Reunion at Charity Show
They've appeared onstage together only a few times since ending a lengthy legal battle in 2013.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Invites Styx Over For Four-Day Simple Man Jam
The Simple Man Cruise is morphing into a land-based musical festival.
Doobie Brothers Give Fans Credit for Belated Hall of Fame Nod
Frontman Tom Johnston says he "can't imagine a better start to our 50th year."
Bon Jovi Announce New Tour With Bryan Adams
Dates conclude with a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden.
Todd Rundgren to Celebrate ‘A Wizard, a True Star’ on New Tour
He'll play a full side of his experimental 1973 album, plus another set of career-spanning hits.
Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Named Best-Selling Vinyl LP of the ’10s
Only one original album from the past decade appears on Nielsen Music's list.
5 Reasons the Dave Matthews Band Should Be in the Hall of Fame
They've dominated the fan-ballot voting. But that's not the only reason this group should get in.
2020 New Music Releases
The slowest period for the music business is typically early in the new year. 2020 will be the exception.
40 Years Ago: How False Beatles Rumors Almost Derailed Concerts for Kampuchea
A cool old-school-meets-new-school cast played four shows meant to raise money for war-torn Cambodia.