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.
Who Sang the Most Journey Songs? Lead Vocal Totals
Steve Perry is obviously No. 1. But the runner-up might surprise longtime fans.
Why the Coronavirus Is Now Threatening Concerts and Festivals
As worry grows over large gatherings, could COVID-19 lead to cancellation of rock's biggest season?
Led Zeppelin Wins Latest ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Appeal
The Ninth Circuit reversed their prior opinion after the case was reviewed by the entire bench of judges – rather than a smaller panel.
50 Years Ago: Beatles Release One of Many Versions of ‘Let It Be’
The band didn't seem capable of letting one of its final singles be.
The First Time Journey Fired Ross Valory and Steve Smith
Getting let go may have felt a little like deja vu for the band's longtime rhythm section.
50 Years Ago: How the Guess Who Stumbled Into a No. 1 With ‘American Woman’
It all started with a bootlegger, a broken guitar string and a curling arena in Ontario.
Chris Robinson Pleas for Quiet at Black Crowes Acoustic Concert
"If you could just shut the f--- up a little bit."
March 2020 New Music Releases
The list sort of cruises along until the very end of the month, when a huge slate of albums arrives.
‘Brothers of a Feather’ Acoustic Shows Preview Black Crowes Tour
Chris and Rich Robinson will play a string of intimate dates together before reuniting the band.
Keith Richards Has Finally Stopped Smoking
News comes as the Rolling Stones announce another round of shows.
Def Leppard Unveil Five-Disc ‘Early Years’ Box Set
Preview the never-released Nick Tauber-produced version of 1979's "Rock Brigade."
Lynyrd Skynyrd Invites Styx Over For Four-Day Simple Man Jam
The Simple Man Cruise is morphing into a land-based musical festival.