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.
November 2019 New Music Releases
The other Record Store Day returns late in the month, but there are lots of other titles arriving on and around Black Friday.
Frank Zappa’s ‘Hot Rats’ Returns in Expanded Six-Disc Box
'The Hot Rats Sessions' will include every composition recorded during the album's original July 1969 sessions.
The Band’s Self-Titled LP Expanded to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
The reissue was overseen by Robbie Robertson, and features a new stereo mix from the original multi-track masters.
The Story Behind Every Song on the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’
When the album arrived, it was simply a batch of cool new tunes, not a heart-rending goodbye.
October 2019 New Music Releases
Anniversary celebrations dominate the list, but there are also some notable original projects on the way.
Bruce Springsteen Sets Dates for ‘Western Skies’ Film Screenings
He confirmed early on that he wasn't scheduling tour dates.
Why There’ll Never Be a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’-Style Bon Jovi Movie
Frontman nixed the idea of a biopic based on his band during his Runaway to Paradise cruise.
How Jon Bon Jovi Finally Fell in Love With ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’
Jon Bon Jovi was initially skeptical about his eventual No. 1 hit because it was "so unique."
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.
Beatles Announce Expanded 40-Song ‘Abbey Road’ Reissue Box Set
The official announcement arrives 50 years to the day after they walked across the street outside of EMI Studios for the album's cover image.