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.
UPDATE: Jon Anderson to Perform with Yes at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Jon Anderson has confirmed an appearance on stage with Yes during next month’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.
Recording Console Used for Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ to be Auctioned
One of two custom made by EMI's engineers, the console was in use at Abbey Road from 1971-83.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Are Planning a Lengthy Farewell: Exclusive Interview
joe Perry admits that he shares bandmate Brad Whitford's uncertainty about how things will actually conclude with Aerosmith.
Allman Brothers Band Drummer Butch Trucks Dies
A cause of death for Butch Trucks, co-founding drummer with the Allman Brothers Band, was not immediately known.
Beatles, Guns N’ Roses, the Beach Boys and More: Charles Manson’s Often-Terrifying Music C…
Charles Manson famously made the Beatles a part of his murderous world view. But that's just the beginning of his story in rock.
Rick Wakeman Won’t Be Attending Yes’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
The recognition arrived too late for Yes' stalwart co-founding bassist Chris Squire, who died in the summer of 2015.
Elton John Is Reportedly Set to Perform at George Michael’s Funeral
Elton John could be in line to reprise “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” the song he and George Michael famously sang together in 1991 at Wembley Arena.
Paul Simon Says Goodbye to Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon originally met during the filming for 1977's 'Star Wars,' and were later married between 1983-84.
Inside Carrie Fisher’s Turbulent, Inspirational Relationship with Paul Simon
Carrie Fisher‘s fame-charmed life inevitably brought her into rock circles, but a stormy, song-sparking intersection with Paul Simon remains the most memorable.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Pearl Jam Elected Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The 32nd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
40 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Marks a Career Milestone With ‘Wings Over America’
Recorded in the summer of 1976, 'Wings Over America' arrived on Dec. 10 of that year feeling like a triumphant musical summation for Paul McCartney.
Bob Dylan Won’t Be Attending Nobel Prize Ceremony
This ends a lengthy period of confusion about Bob Dylan's response to one of writing's most prestigious awards.