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.
Nikki Sixx and Wendy Dio Mock Gene Simmons’ Attempt to Trademark Devil-Horn Gesture
Gene Simmons has a fight on his hands after attempting to trademark the devil-horn gesture.
How John Lennon Went Off the Deep End on ‘Some Time in New York City’
'Some Time in New York City' remains one of John Lennon's most determinedly topical, most critically reviled, and most often ignored solo albums.
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.
Listen as Ozzy Osbourne Is Brilliantly Mashed Up With Earth, Wind and Fire
Imagine Ozzy Osbourne going off the rails on a disco train.
Brian Wilson Adds More Final Performances of Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’
Brian Wilson is offering Beach Boys fans 42 additional chances to bid farewell to 'Pet Sounds.'
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.
David Byrne Praises Jonathan Demme’s ‘Joyous and Unexpected’ Use of Music in Film
David Byrne pays tribute to Jonathan Demme, the late director of the Talking Heads' 'Stop Making Sense.'
Talking Heads, Neil Young Filmmaker Jonathan Demme Dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, an Oscar winner for 'Silence of the Lambs' and 'Philadelphia,' had been battling cancer since 2010.
Neal Schon Has a Theory on Why Steve Perry Didn’t Sing at Journey’s Hall of Fame Induction
Neal Schon didn't get to perform with Steve Perry, but he still came away with a treasured memory.
Yes vs. Yes: Who Actually Owns the Band’s Name?
Yes split into two bands just 72 hours after being inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, seemingly out of the blue.
Kansas Expand ‘Leftoverture’ Tour and Plan Return to Studio
This as-yet-untitled Kansas project would make quick work of following up last year's 'The Prelude Implicit,' the band's first new album in 16 years.
Chuck Berry Dies at Age 90
Chuck Berry leaves behind a world of music utterly transformed by his presence.