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.
Pete Townshend Still Struggles to Connect With Roger Daltrey
The Who's two remaining co-founders have been at it for ages. But that doesn't mean they communicate all that well.
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Will Skip Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
On the other hand, an Oscar would be cool.
The Best Song From Every Paul McCartney Album
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The Best Song From Every Journey Album
Singers may come, and singers most certainly may go, but some things remain: The great tunes.
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He's a perfect foil – and, when the song is just right, a smart choice to take over the mic.
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It's early yet, but 2019 is already shaping up to be an intriguing year for rock fans.
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Most webslinger lists focus on just the modern-era productions. Not this one.
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Discovered via YouTube, Arnel Pineda has been fronting the suddenly resurgent hitmakers since 2007.
40 Years Ago: The Blues Brothers’ ‘Briefcase Full of Blues’ Was a Labor of Love
When John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd gathered to record this album, there was still some question as to whether they meant it or not.