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.
15 Years Ago: Who Bassist John Entwistle Is Laid to Rest
Though Who bassist John Entwistle died in Las Vegas on the eve of huge tour, his final resting place was near home.
Def Leppard Could Tour With Journey for Some 2018 Dates
They last shared the same bill in 2006, when Def Leppard was on the road in support of 'Yeah!'
Lynyrd Skynyrd Are Trying to Stop Former Drummer’s Unauthorized Biopic
Artimus Pyle, who was with Lynyrd Skynyrd during their best-known period, announced plans for the film last year.
Derek Trucks Remembers Heartbreaking Final Visits With Gregg Allman
Until a visit about three weeks before he died, Derek Trucks figured Gregg Allman would beat his cancer.
Check Out Living Colour’s ‘Come On,’ the Lead Single From Their Bluesy New Comeback Album
Frontman Corey Glover says time away allowed Living Colour's first new studio project since 2009 to grow, both musically and lyrically.
Journey’s Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain Appear to Be Feuding
Journey is in the midst of a public rift, just months after their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Hung Himself, Medical Examiner Confirms
The circumstances leading up to this tragedy remain unclear.
17 Rock Stars Who Claimed Rock is Dead
See who has already stuck a fork in this cherished music – and why.
ZZ Top’s New ‘Cinco’ Vinyl Box Set Features First Five Albums
'Cinco: The First Five LPs' has been designed to look like ZZ Top's custom "Nudie Suits."
Wendy Dio Fires Back at Critics of Ronnie James Dio Hologram
Wendy Dio spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock as work continues on an all-new version of the hologram to be featured on a planned tour.
Peter Criss Says Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Was Right to Honor Only Original Kiss Members
Peter Criss is preparing for his final round of shows, having announced his retirement from the road.
How the Ride for Ronnie Helps Keep Ronnie James Dio’s Legacy Alive: Exclusive Wendy Dio In…
The Ride for Ronnie stands as another example of a desire Wendy Dio had to get donations to the right place after her husband succumbed to cancer.