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.
October 2019 New Music Releases
Anniversary celebrations dominate the list, but there are also some notable original projects on the way.
Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek Died After Unnamed Surgical Procedure
He was apparently expected to make a full recovery.
Bruce Springsteen Sets Dates for ‘Western Stars’ Film Screenings
He confirmed early on that he wasn't scheduling tour dates.
Ringo Starr’s New Album Features a Very Special Beatles Moment
The drummer's 20th solo album was recorded with friends both old and new in his home studio.
John Fogerty Announces ’50 Year Trip: Live at Red Rocks’
The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman returns to 17 favorites and two choice covers.
The Band Plan Anniversary Reissue of Self-Titled Masterpiece
The platinum-selling album built on their groundbreaking successes with 1968's 'Music From Big Pink.'
David Bowie’s Early Years Chronicled in ‘Conversation Piece’ Box
The five-disc set includes home demos, radio sessions, rare studio recordings and a new mix of 'Space Oddity.'
Jimmy Page Takes a Deep Career Dive in New ‘Anthology’ Book
The book is narrated entirely by the Led Zeppelin legend, with photos from across six decades.
Why Bon Jovi Decided to Get Political on ‘Bon Jovi 2020’
Frontman says his most personal album led directly to a more socially conscious outlook on his band’s upcoming LP.
September 2019 New Music Releases
The Beatles go on a deep dive into sessions for 'Abbey Road,' while Robbie Robertson returns with his first studio project since 2011.