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.
Why Bon Jovi Decided to Get Political on ‘Bon Jovi 2020’
Frontman says his most personal album led directly to a more socially conscious outlook on his band’s upcoming LP.
45 Years Ago: Emerson, Lake and Palmer Mark End of Era With ‘Welcome Back, My Friends’
The trio's '70s-era live shows were just as outsized as their studio albums. Maybe more so.
Here’s What the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Reissue Box Is Missing
The track listing for an upcoming look at the band's penultimate album reveals some notable omissions.
Which Bonus Tracks Will Be Part of the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Box?
A deeper look at the album's most intriguing leftovers.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Concorde: Airport ’79’ Ends Series on Unintentionally Hilarious Note
The final and most ludicrous entry in this disaster-movie series might just be the most compulsively watchable.
Ringo Starr Confirms Box Set Reissue of Beatles ‘Abbey Road’
They have already remastered and expanded 1967's 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and 1968's self-titled 'White Album.'
Brian Wilson Postpones Summer U.S. Tour Citing Health Issues
These June dates were billed as his final performances of the Beach Boys' 1966 masterpiece 'Pet Sounds.'
Why Did Jeff Lynne Add ‘Bruce’ to Electric Light Orchestra’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’?
Actually, there was no Bruce.
How Journey Ended Up With That ‘Cheeseball’ Video for ‘Separate Ways’
For some reason, someone came up on the idea of playing air guitar. And air drums and air bass and air synths.
40 Years Ago: How Electric Light Orchestra Slimmed Down, Then Went Disco on ‘Discovery’
Jeff Lynne had reached the end of a creative road with the out-sized construction – and success – of 1977's 'Out of the Blue.'