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.
30 Years Ago: Ringo Starr Emerges From Troubled Era With First All-Starr Band
The former Beatles drummer has since led more than dozen guest-packed tours, with a revolving group of collaborators.
Art Neville, Early Funk Pioneer, Dies at 81
Co-founder of the Meters and then the Neville Brothers had several notable rock connections.
Roger Waters Shares Clip From ‘Call to Action’ Film ‘Us and Them’
Tickets are now on sale for special screenings of the concert movie to be held later this fall.
August 2019 New Music Releases
Highly anticipated concert recordings from a trio of classic-rock greats top the list.
25 Years Ago: Why Elton John Almost Never Made ‘The Lion King’
The soundtrack became a multi-million-selling, Oscar-winning 1994 triumph, but it wasn't easy.
35 Years Ago: Why Lindsey Buckingham Got So Dark and Weird on ‘Go Insane’
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40 Years Ago: How James Bond’s ‘Moonraker’ Confirmed an Unlikely Friendship
The Roger Moore era's fourth film attempted to stay relevant in a post-'Star Wars' movie landscape.
July 2019 New Music Releases
A trio of classic rock legends delve into their impressive back catalog of live recordings.
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Actually, there was no Bruce.