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.
Here Are Your Top 10 Most-Streamed Beatles Songs
Over the first two days, Beatles songs have been added to more than 673,000 playlists on Spotify alone.
Bun E. Carlos Confirms Cheap Trick Hall of Fame Reunion, Promises to ‘Make Nice’
Bun E. Carlos says he expects things to go smoothly when the original Cheap Trick lineup performs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, despite years of estrangement.
Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple + Steve Miller Elected into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fa…
On the outside looking in: Yes, the Cars and several notable members of this year's induction class.
Vince Neil Sued by Investor in Former AFL Team
Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil has been charged with fraud and misleading investors in his now-folded Arena Football League franchise.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 10 Worst Snubs
Even as we celebrate another class of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, it's difficult not to cast a frustrated glance over to the ones left behind.
Lost Van Halen / Mitch Malloy Demo Released
Mitch Malloy has released an unfinished Van Halen demo that he completed after a brief period as a singer with the group.
The Story of the Who’s Cincinnati Concert Tragedy
Eleven fans died on Dec. 3, 1979 during a stampede to the front of Riverfront Coliseum for a Who concert.
The Story of John Lennon’s Last Concert Appearance
Dual legends initially grew up around John Lennon's Nov. 28, 1974 appearance on stage with Elton John at Madison Square Garden.
David Bowie, Queen, Brian Wilson and More Highlight Record Store Day Black Friday Exclusiv…
A stack of Record Store Day Black Friday goodies that already includes Judas Priest, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan just got piled a lot higher.
Is Bruce Springsteen Gearing Up for Another Tour?
At least one columnist thinks Bruce Springsteen is preparing for a tour with the E Street Band.
Foreigner’s ‘Hot Blooded’ Given a Dramatic Reading by Stephen Colbert and Allison Janney
When Emmy award-winning actress Allison Janney told Stephen Colbert that she employs dramatic readings of '70s-era pop hits as an acting exercise, he had a quick suggestion.
Led Zeppelin Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down every canonical Led Zeppelin album, from worst (relatively speaking, of course) to best.