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.
Rolling Stones Announce ‘Sticky Fingers Live’ Audio and Video Sets
This concert, which featured the first-ever performance of the Rolling Stones' classic 1971 album in its entirety, was previously available only as a download.
55 Years Ago: How Robert Zimmerman Became Bob Dylan
It wasn't Bob Dylan's first name change – or the last.
George Harrison’s Son Dhani Announces Debut Solo LP, Releases First Song
Dhani Harrison's 'IN///PARALLEL' follows several releases with thenewno2 alongside Oliver Hicks, film and TV work, and a series of projects related to his father.
See Photos as Brian Johnson Walks Away From Spectacular Car Crash
Brian Johnson's roll-over car crash happened this past weekend during a celebrity race at the Silverstone Classic in the U.K.
Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Rocket Queen’ Celebrates One Friendship and Ruins Another: The Story Behin…
Axl Rose dedicated 'Rocket Queen' to one of his early benefactors, then recorded sex with a bandmate's girl friend to complete the track.
Rock Legends Who Never Had a No. 1 Single
It's all the more surprising when you consider the success so many of them had by any other measure.
Listen to the Cars’ Previously Unreleased Studio Version of ‘They Won’t See You’
A nervy romp from sessions for the Cars' 'Candy-O' album, "They Won't See You" had previously been available only in stripped-down demo form.
20 Years Ago: George Harrison’s Last TV Appearance Becomes an Eerie Meditation on Dying
It was almost as if George Harrison somehow knew this would be his last TV appearance.
Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Mr. Brownstone’ Predicts a Desolate Future: The Story Behind Every ‘Appeti…
Written while in the studio recording 'Appetite for Destruction,' "Mr. Brownstone" describes Guns N' Roses' eventual descent into dope with prescient, excruciating detail.
August 2017 New Music Releases
The month is highlighted by reissues of two of the biggest albums of the '80s, and the return of two familiar names.