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.
About Those Van Halen-Michael Anthony Reunion Rumors …
Who was David Lee Roth talking about when he recently hinted at plans to return to "the original thing" with "somebody famous"?
The Best Song From Every Journey Album
Singers may come, and singers most certainly may go, but some things remain: The great tunes.
40 Years Ago: The Blues Brothers’ ‘Briefcase Full of Blues’ Was a Labor of Love
When John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd gathered to record this album, there was still some question as to whether they meant it or not.
35 Years Ago: U2 Emerge as Arena-Rock Stars on ‘Under a Blood Red Sky’
A lot of things went wrong before 'Under a Blood Red Sky' helped establish U2 as one of the '80s' biggest concert acts.
40 Years Ago: Did the Grateful Dead Go Disco on ‘Shakedown Street’?
Their turn toward more commercial sounds didn't exactly come out of nowhere.
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.
50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Chases His Muse on ‘Electric Ladyland’
Faced with prevailing backward-looking musical trends, the guitarist went his own way.
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Rest of Final Tour as He Battles Infection
Three California shows had already been postponed, following an initial prognosis.
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.
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.'