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.
35 Years Ago: George Harrison Tries But Fails to Salvage ‘Somewhere In England’
It took an unspeakable tragedy to get George Harrison's 'Somewhere in England' onto the charts, and even then the album couldn't be saved.
Axl Rose Won’t Sign Autographs Anymore
Fans can blame those who sell this valuable merchandise on auction sites like eBay.
Nikki Sixx Wants to Bury the Hatchet With Kiss
Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx says an ongoing feud with Kiss makes them "look like a bunch of old women fighting."
Bad Company Begin Summer Tour With Joe Walsh: Videos and Set List
Bad Company and Joe Walsh kicked off their One Hell of a Night tour in Dallas last night with career-spanning set lists highlighting successes from their storied pasts.
Something Cool Apparently Happens When David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ Is Exposed to Sunlight
Some industrious fans have reportedly discovered one more parting gift from David Bowie.
Paul McCartney Teases Involvement in ‘Classic Rock Coachella’
It appears Paul McCartney has confirmed his participation in a huge mega-concert reportedly slated for later this fall.
Paul Simon Shut the Door on a Simon and Garfunkel Reunion
Simon and Garfunkel's most recent reunion, back in 2010, looks to be their last.
Watch Bob Seger Join Bruce Springsteen Onstage
Bruce Springsteen is known for inviting anonymous audience members on stage during his concerts – but this is one you might recognize
Top 10 Eddie Money Songs
We count down our favorite songs by the likable, hard-working hitmaker.
Don Henley Confirms That the Eagles Are Done
Don Henley is already considering his next solo move, which could be quite different from the recent country-focused 'Cass County.'
Keith Emerson of Emerson Lake and Palmer Dies
Emerson Lake and Palmer bandmate Carl Palmer has confirmed that Keith Emerson passed last night in Santa Monica, Calif.
Nile Rodgers Defends Lady Gaga’s David Bowie Tribute at the Grammys
The format, which resembled a Broadway revue, became the focus for many detractors.