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.
March 2018 New Music Releases
March springs forward with new music from a legendary metal band, and plenty of live and archival material from other longtime favorites.
Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla Join Together for U.S. Summer Tour
Styx and Joan Jett will hit the road as co-headliners beginning on May 30.
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.
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.'
Top 5 Classic Rock Albums of 2017
Here's a look at the best classic rock albums released in 2017.
How Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Got a Teacher Fired
She's the teacher every kid wanted, but in the end found herself out of a job.
Senators Are Suddenly Quoting Meat Loaf for Some Reason
Apparently, there are lot of Meat Loaf fans in the U.S. Senate.
Watch Kids Recreate a Van Halen Favorite, Down to the Last Detail
Students from San Juan Capistrano, Calif., have covered "Runnin' With the Devil" at the same studio where Van Halen originally recorded the track.
Listen to Robert Plant’s New Song, ‘Bones of Saints’
Robert Plant's latest advance single from the upcoming album 'Carry Fire' once again confounds expectations.
Gregg Allman Dies
Gregg Allman, the smoky-voiced B-3-playing Southern rock legend who soldiered on after his sibling's motorcycle crash nearly derailed the Allman Brothers Band, has died.