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.
John Mellencamp’s ‘Plain Spoken’ Concert Film Headed to Netflix
'Plain Spoken: From the Chicago Theater' was recorded in October 2016 during the final leg of John Mellencamp's 120-date Plain Spoken Tour.
Sting Does ‘Subway Karaoke,’ Sings With Shaggy at Grammys
Sting recently announced an album project with Shaggy, a little more than a year after releasing '57th & 9th.'
Gary Clark Jr. Honors Chuck Berry and Fats Domino at the Grammys
Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste took turns performing key early rock songs, both from 1955.
U2’s Bono and the Edge Open the Grammys With Kendrick Lamar
U2's Bono and the Edge took the stage with Kendrick Lamar to begin tonight's Grammy Awards telecast.
When Neil Diamond Joined the Band for ‘The Last Waltz’
Some people weren't sure why Neil Diamond was onstage during the Band's all-star Thanksgiving 1976 concert at the Winterland.
Elton John Retiring From Road After ‘Farewell’ Tour
Elton John will mount a three-year farewell tour, then leave the road forever.
Neal Schon Says Journey Are Ready to Move on After ‘Hard Times’
Neal Schon says Journey are recovering from a very public dispute over the role of religion and politics in the band.
2018 New Music Releases
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Def Leppard and Journey Confirm 2018 Tour Together
Def Leppard and Journey have confirmed one of rock's worst-kept recent secrets.
‘Concert for George’ Reissued to Honor George Harrison’s Birthday
The star-packed 'Concert for George' will be reissued -- and broadly expanded – in time to commemorate the 75th anniversary of George Harrison's birth.
David Byrne Expands ‘American Utopia’ World Tour
The second leg of David Byrne's dates begin with an appearance during the first week of Coachella.
Bon Jovi Announce 2018 Dates, Expanded Edition of Latest Album
Bon Jovi have announced a spring leg for their ongoing This House Is Not for Sale Tour, along with plans to add a pair of new songs to a re-release of the band's most recent album.