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.
Paul McCartney Announces New LP ‘Egypt Station,’ Releases Two Songs
These are Paul McCartney's first new singles since a pair of collaborations with Kanye West in 2015.
35 Years Ago: Stevie Ray Vaughan Sparks a Blues Revolution With ‘Texas Flood’
The guitar hero and his band recorded their celebrated debut in just three days. Or so goes the legend.
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Billy Joel presented the Boss with a special Tony for his critically acclaimed stage hit 'Springsteen on Broadway.'
Freddie Mercury’s Sexuality Remained a Mystery Even to His Queen Bandmates
Queen never talked much about Freddie Mercury's sexuality, and even less about the disease that killed him.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Says He’s Had Heart Attacks Onstage
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington is apparently taking a "battery of nitroglycerin pills to stay alive."
Brian Wilson Postpones Shows to Undergo Back Surgery
Brian Wilson is coming off the road to deal with a back problem that has become unmanageable.
Nobody Ever Really Reunites
Fans are left, over and over, to wonder what might have been.
Fleetwood Mac Announce Expansive 2018-19 Tour Without Lindsey Buckingham
Fleetwood Mac are ready for their first tour since parting ways with Lindsey Buckingham.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Presenters to Include Heart’s Ann Wilson
Ann Wilson of Heart has joined the list of presenters for this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
The Story of Crosby, Stills and Nash’s ‘Annihilation’ Song, ‘Helplessly Hoping’
Crosby Stills and Nash's 1969 song 'Helplessly Hoping' appears in Alex Garland's 2018 sci-fi film 'Annihilation.'
Elton John Joined by Miley Cyrus for ‘Tiny Dancer’ at the Grammys
They performed "Tiny Dancer" before a crowd that included Elton John's longtime writing partner Bernie Taupin, who co-composed the song.
Elton John Reportedly Set to Retire From Touring
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