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.
Marilyn Manson Says Scary Concert Mishap Was Like ‘Wrestling a Giant Iron Monster’
Marilyn Manson is opening up about a recent stage accident that crushed his leg, calling it "terrifying."
Prince Unwittingly Began His Next Musical Phase on ‘When 2 R in Love': 365 Prince Songs in…
"When 2 R in Love" was the last recorded element for Prince's shelved 'Black Album,' opening the door, quite literally, to what came next.
Prince’s ‘Clouds’ Reminds Us to Log Off Once in a While: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's concerns about the internet went far beyond commerce.
Prince Gets Back to His Old R&B Ways on ‘A Million Days': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince's "A Million Days," a tender ballad that evolves into a torrid cry for love, arrived during a period of stability and retrenchment.
Prince Creates His Own Revolution-Style Groove on ‘Life Can Be So Nice': 365 Prince Songs …
Long before their official split, Prince was already drifting away from the Revolution.
25 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Takes Off His Masks for the Dark and Personal ‘Us’
Over the years, Peter Gabriel had written about faith healers, suicidal poets and political martyrs, among others. With 'Us,' he turned his gaze inward.
Prince’s ‘Fallinlove2nite’ Becomes Part of Two Media-Savvy Moments: 365 Prince Songs in a …
When the time was right – on his terms, of course – Prince had a canny way of re-joining the zeitgeist.
35 Years Ago: Psychedelic Furs Reach a Creative Peak by Stirring in a Bit of Pop on ‘Forev…
'Forever Now' straddles – and perfectly balances – two distinct Psychedelic Furs eras.
Prince Celebrates Girl Power in Stomping, Youth-Fueled ‘FixUrLifeUp': 365 Prince Songs in …
Hanging around a brash group of younger women inspired Prince toward a late-career rebirth.
Prince Continues a Conversation on Society’s Failings With ‘Dreamer': 365 Prince Songs in …
The guitar-driven "Dreamer" built upon an underrated part of Prince's legacy: His role as a fighter for justice.