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.
Here’s How Venues Are Working to Make Concerts Safer – And What You Can Do
The shocking deaths of more than 20 fans at an Ariana Grande performance raises important questions about concert safety – both in the U.S. and abroad.
How Pearl Jam, the Eagles of Death Metal, the Who and Others Bounced Back from Concert Tra…
The headlines surrounding rock's biggest concert tragedies were shocking, unforgettable. The question after each was: What next?
Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Hung Himself, Medical Examiner Confirms
The circumstances leading up to this tragedy remain unclear.
How ‘Back to the Future’ Brought Chuck Berry to a New Generation
During the time-traveling film's climax, Michael J. Fox's character reaches back for "an oldie. Well, it's an oldie where I come from."
How R.E.M. Threw Out the Rule Book Then Became Superstars With ‘Out of Time’
Gutsy and creatively free, 'Out of Time' did things other R.E.M. albums hadn't.
Foo Fighters to Headline Saturday Night at Glastonbury 2017
The Foo Fighters made a huge announcement during today’s livestream of a secret club show from Frome, England.
At the Drive In Release Title, Cover Art, Track Listing and Second Song from ‘Inter alia’
At the Drive In's Cedric Bixler-Zavala describes this latest advance track as "a song about sexual abuse and being able to finally speak out."
25 Years Ago: U2 Struggles Mightily Before Finding a New Path on ‘Achtung Baby’
U2's 'Achtung Baby' opens with frontman Bono confiding that he's "ready to let go of the steering wheel," and it's no hyperbole.
Donald Trump Elected President: Alternative Rockers React
Alternative rockers, like many Americans, are still absorbing the surprise victory of Donald Trump in last night's U.S. presidential election.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 Nominees to be Revealed This Week
Pearl Jam and PJ Harvey are among the newly eligible acts who might hear their names called as the Class of 2017 nominees are announced this week.