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.
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.
How Paul McCartney Marked 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.
25 Times Classic Rock Stars Crashed the 2016 Presidential Election
A timeline offering a deeper look into classic rock's role in the Clinton / Trump presidential election.
Bob Dylan Finally Breaks His Silence on the Nobel Prize
Far from shunning the award, Bob Dylan aims to be there to receive his Nobel Prize for literature.
Chicago Replace Longtime Singer and Bassist Jason Scheff
Singer/bassist Jason Scheff, who took over for Peter Cetera before 1986’s Chicago '18,' had cited "family health reasons" for a leave of absence back in May.
Bob Dylan Seems Kind of ‘Meh’ on the Whole Nobel Prize Thing
Bob Dylan doesn't appear to be all that into his Nobel Prize for literature.
Sammy Hagar Says U.S. Has ‘Never Had Two Less Likable Candidates’
While Sammy Hagar finds both presidential hopefuls lacking, he says their candidacy will bring about something important in the U.S.
Ozzy Osbourne Nearly Choked to Death on a Vitamin
Add strangling on a daily vitamin to the growing list of things that have almost killed Ozzy Osbourne.
Bruce Springsteen Announces Book Tour for Upcoming Memoir
Dates have been announced into October, and all events include a pre-signed copy of the book.