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.
35 Years Ago: Why the Fixx’s Chart Slide Shouldn’t Have Begun With ‘Phantoms’
Ironically, the lineup was becoming set just as they entered these choppy commercial waters.
Hear Robbie Robertson’s John Lennon Tribute, ‘Let Love Reign’
This is the second sneak peek at the former Band mastermind's upcoming solo album 'Sinematic.'
Which Bonus Tracks Will Be Part of the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Box?
A deeper look at the album's most intriguing leftovers.
Led Zeppelin Copyright Case Draws Support From 123 Other Acts
They said each could "undoubtedly be affected by the outcome of this critically important case."
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.'
Foreigner Set for 10-Show Las Vegas Residency in 2020
Now, all they have to do is figure out how to fit in all of the band's most familiar songs.
40 Years Ago: When Pat Benatar Helped Rescue John Cougar’s Career
The erstwhile John Cougar's self-titled third album re-gained momentum after an unlikely assist.
30 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Gets Nostalgic During Rehearsals for Comeback Tour
The former Beatles star's 1989 preview underscored a new openness to his storied – but often avoided – past.
50 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Carefully Constructs Badfinger’s Breakout Moment
Before "Come and Get It," their career highlight had been 1968's "Maybe Tomorrow," which stalled at a disappointing No. 67.
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.