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.
David Bowie Documentary Coming in 2017, ‘Life on Mars?’ Video Gets Update
"Life on Mars?" was one of four videos that found David Bowie collaborating with director Mick Rock.
Bad Company and Mott the Hoople Guitarist Mick Ralphs Suffers Stroke
Bad Company just finished an eight-city October trek with Mick Ralphs through the UK, their first in four years.
Rush Won’t Go Forward Without All Three Current Members
"We always said that if the three of us aren't on board," Rush's Geddy Lee confirms, "we don't do a thing."
Bob Dylan Finally Breaks His Silence on the Nobel Prize
Far from shunning the award, Bob Dylan aims to be there to receive his Nobel Prize for literature.
Chicago Replace Longtime Singer and Bassist Jason Scheff
Singer/bassist Jason Scheff, who took over for Peter Cetera before 1986’s Chicago '18,' had cited "family health reasons" for a leave of absence back in May.
No Hall of Fame for You: 19 Artists Left Out of Their Band’s 2017 Nominations
We look at the individuals who weren't included when their bands were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2017.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Cars Among 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, the Cars, Pearl Jam and the J. Geils Band are among the artists nominated for induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2017.
Sixx:A.M. Release Video for ‘We Will Not Go Quietly,’ First Single From ‘Prayers for the B…
"We Will Not Go Quietly" advances the second album released this year from Nikki Sixx‘s busy band, following the retirement of Motley Crue.
Roger Waters’ New Album Is Taking a Different Path
Roger Waters is in the middle of a two-weekend run at Desert Trip, but he plans to begin recording sessions again in November.
November 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of November 2016.
Sammy Hagar Says U.S. Has ‘Never Had Two Less Likable Candidates’
While Sammy Hagar finds both presidential hopefuls lacking, he says their candidacy will bring about something important in the U.S.
Ozzy Osbourne Nearly Choked to Death on a Vitamin
Add strangling on a daily vitamin to the growing list of things that have almost killed Ozzy Osbourne.