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.
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
Ultimate Classic Rock offers a comprehensive, continuously updated list of 2018 New Music Releases.
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.
Chris Robinson Will Return to Black Crowes Songs on New Tour
Chris Robinson's immediate post-Black Crowes career, perhaps understandably, focused on newer music.
Queen Will Receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
Queen already has two recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas Dies at 76
Ray Thomas wrote or co-wrote more than 25 Moody Blues songs, but he will perhaps always be best remembered for his distinctive contributions on flute.
Top 5 Classic Rock Albums of 2017
Here's a look at the best classic rock albums released in 2017.
Watch Judas Priest’s New Video for ‘Lightning Strike’
Judas Priest have released the full video for "Lightning Strike," the lead single from their upcoming album 'Firepower.'