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.
Are Bon Jovi Mad at Their Record Company?
The title track to Bon Jovi's newly released album 'Burning Bridges' seems to indicate that the band has an issue with Mercury Records.
Watch the New Lyric Video for Bon Jovi’s ‘A Teardrop to the Sea’
Bon Jovi has released a lyric video for 'A Teardrop to the Sea' from the band's 2015 release 'Burning Bridges.'
Nikki Sixx Criticizes the Who for Continuing to Tour
For Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, saying goodbye now is an attempt to go out with some dignity intact.
Ozzy Osbourne Reportedly in New ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie
Is Ozzy Osbourne going to have a role in the forthcoming all-female 'Ghostbusters' reboot?
Steve Howe Says Yes Concerts Will Be Tributes to Late Chris Squire
As Yes' first-ever tour without the late Chris Squire gets underway, guitarist Steve Howe says he hopes the shows will provide some solace to a saddened fanbase.
Dickey Betts Responds to Gregg Allman’s Reunion Talk
Dickey Betts has responded to a surprising reunion overture from erstwhile Allman Brothers Band partner Gregg Allman, a decade and a half after their acrimonious split.
Phil Rudd Curses Out News Media Upon His Return Home
A cameraman with New Zealand's TV3 caught the full force of Phil Rudd's rage when he asked the troubled AC/DC drummer about his most recent run in with authorities.
The Story of Def Leppard’s First Concert
Def Leppard's first concert took place on July 18, 1978 at the Westfield School in Sheffield, England.
Denis Leary Doesn’t Understand Why Led Zeppelin Won’t Reunite: Exclusive Video
Comedian Denis Leary, in a new talk with Ultimate Classic Rock, says he understands why bands break up – just not why they don't get back together.
Bon Jovi Reportedly Set to Release New Album
Bon Jovi are reportedly set to release Burning Bridges, their first album of the post-Richie Sambora era.
Tom Petty Says His Use of Confederate Flag Onstage Was ‘Downright Stupid’
Florida native Tom Petty now thinks differently about a mid-'80s decision to display the Confederate flag during his 'Southern Accents' tour.
How Queen Stole the Show at Live Aid
Queen followed one of Live Aid's signature moments and, more crucially, were taking the stage at London's Wembley Stadium on July 13, 1985, without much expectation.