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.
5 Artists Snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame This Year
While the hall of fame is to be commended for a series of make-good inductions this year, some notables remain on the outside looking in.
AC/DC Alumni Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd Are Talking
They apparently discussed a shared passion for racing, rather than music – but we can dream, right?
Tour of the Year: 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
You decide who wins Tour of the Year honors in the 2015 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards.
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.
Tom Petty Plans Huge Anniversary Tour; Joe Walsh to Play Most Dates
Tom Petty has confirmed dates from April through July 2017 as he celebrates 40 years with the Heartbreakers – and there's more to come.
Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop and David Bowie Earn Grammy Nominations
Here are the just-announced classic rock nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards.
Top 20 Classic Rock Songs of 2016
In a singles-focused period for the music industry, this list of Top 20 Classic Rock Songs of 2016 shows how stars who rose to fame in a different era can still hold their own.
AC/DC and Rolling Stones Make Top 10 List of World’s Highest-Paid Musicians
Both got there in remarkable fashion.
Rolling Stones’ New Blues Album Brought Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Closer
The Rolling Stones recorded 'Blue & Lonesome' in a matter of days. Whatever bad feelings remained from earlier quarrels seem to have dissipated just as quickly.
Watch Paul McCartney Take the Mannequin Challenge, With ‘Black Beatles’ Playing
Paul McCartney included the new Top 10 single by Rae Sremmurd in a mannequin challenge video.