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.
Geddy Lee Says Neil Peart Hasn’t Retired
A day after Neil Peart seemed to confirm that he was walking away from music, Rush bandmate Geddy Lee is clearing things up.
The Time Alice Cooper and Ann Landers Debated Necrophilia
When a famous advice columnist called Alice Cooper out over his song "Cold Ethyl," he didn't roll over and play dead.
The Story of the Who’s Cincinnati Concert Tragedy
The origin of this disaster can be traced in part to the practice of general-admission seating.
David Bowie, Queen, Brian Wilson and More Highlight Record Store Day Black Friday Exclusiv…
A stack of Record Store Day Black Friday goodies that already includes Judas Priest, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan just got piled a lot higher.
Is Bruce Springsteen Gearing Up for Another Tour?
At least one columnist thinks Bruce Springsteen is preparing for a tour with the E Street Band.
Hear Robert Plant’s Long-Awaited New Song with Alison Krauss
Robert Plant's first collaboration with Alison Krauss since their blockbuster 2007 album 'Raising Sand' has arrived.
Foreigner’s ‘Hot Blooded’ Given a Dramatic Reading by Stephen Colbert and Allison Janney
When Emmy award-winning actress Allison Janney told Stephen Colbert that she employs dramatic readings of '70s-era pop hits as an acting exercise, he had a quick suggestion.
The Time Kiss Joined a Michigan High School’s Homecoming Celebration
Maybe you had a cool homecoming dance. But you were never Kiss-played-my-homecoming-dance cool.
Watch SpongeBob SquarePants Totally Rock Black Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’
An enterprising metal fan has stitched together scenes from the cartoon 'SpongeBob SquarePants' to sync up with Black Sabbath's "War Pigs."
John Fogerty Is Still Angry His Ex-Bandmates Call Themselves ‘Creedence’
After all these years, John Fogerty still has some things to get off his chest when it comes to Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Revisiting Genesis’ Self-Titled 1983 Album
Genesis released their self-titled album in October 1983.
Mick Jagger’s Visit With Jack White Sparks New Rolling Stones Album Rumors
Mick Jagger has been spotted with Jack White, prompting new speculation about whether the Rolling Stones might join him in the studio.