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.
Rockers With Hidden Talents
The principal talent of your average world-famous rocker is often plainly obvious. That's how they end up, you know, world famous.
29 Great Classic Rock Christmas Memories
Rock stars celebrate Christmas in their own rock star ways.
How Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Got a Teacher Fired
She's the teacher every kid wanted, but in the end found herself out of a job.
Bon Jovi, the Cars, Dire Straits and the Moody Blues to Enter Rock Hall
The fans nailed it again, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2018 honorees.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Former Mansion Is Back on the Market: Photos
The Georgian mansion where a drug-addled Ozzy Osbourne tried to strangle his wife is for sale again in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England.
Neal Schon’s New Solo EP Includes Two Journey Covers
'Ave Maria' is the latest solo work from the prolific Neal Schon, who has said he's "deeply in artistic mode."
Senators Are Suddenly Quoting Meat Loaf for Some Reason
Apparently, there are lot of Meat Loaf fans in the U.S. Senate.
Listen to Joe Perry’s New Song With Robin Zander of Cheap Trick
"Aye, Aye, Aye" is actually one of a trio of upcoming solo tracks featuring the Cheap Trick singer, something Joe Perry calls a dream come true.
Dave Mustaine Says Credit Dispute Nixed Metallica’s ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ Reissue
When Metallica announced a limited-edition cassette-only reissue for Record Store Day 2015, it seemed their early demos were next in line for an expanded look back.
How the Sex Pistols Ended Up Stealing David Bowie’s Equipment
Times were tight when the Sex Pistols started out, so much so that they resorted to swiping stuff.
Funeral Set for AC/DC’s Malcolm Young
A who's-who of well-known fans is expected to be on hand to honor the late AC/DC legend Malcolm Young.
2018’s Five Worst Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Snubs
As fan voting continues for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2018 induction class, we can't help but wonder how these five key acts were somehow overlooked.