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.
Eric Clapton Says He’s ‘Going Deaf’
Eric Clapton is facing health issues beyond the chronic nerve problems that have affected his back and hands.
Watch Judas Priest’s New Video for ‘Lightning Strike’
Judas Priest have released the full video for "Lightning Strike," the lead single from their upcoming album 'Firepower.'
Slash Purchases New $6.25 Million Encino Home
Slash new .72-acre corner lot is completely walled and gated, to keep pesky fans like you out.
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.
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.
Senators Are Suddenly Quoting Meat Loaf for Some Reason
Apparently, there are lot of Meat Loaf fans in the U.S. Senate.
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.
15 Years Ago: Journey Strike Out on Their Own With ‘Red 13′
Journey's departure from a decades-long partnership with Columbia Records provided the perfect opening to try something different.
Donald Fagen Sues Walter Becker’s Estate Over Steely Dan Ownership
Donald Fagen's plan to continue Steely Dan in Walter Becker's absence has run into a road block.
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.
Charles Manson, Mass Murderer Who Twisted Beatles Lyrics, Is Dead
Charles Manson's death brings to a close a life defined by lawlessness, and framed by a deeply misguided obsession with the Beatles.
Steely Dan’s Walter Becker Died of ‘Extremely Aggressive’ Form of Cancer
Walter Becker passed away unexpectedly two months ago, after missing Steely Dan's Classic East and West concerts due to an unspecified ailment.