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.
Motorhead’s Mikkey Dee Joins Scorpions as New Drummer
Scorpions are making it official with Mikkey Dee. The former Motorhead drummer will take over full-time for James Kottak after subbing for the past few months.
Bruce Springsteen’s Upcoming Solo Album Won’t Be Anything Like ‘Nebraska’
Bruce Springsteen's next studio project will be a solo album, but it won't follow in the stripped-down acoustic tradition of classics like 1982's 'Nebraska.'
Queen Dominate New Scientific Study of History’s Most Addictive Songs
Queen finished with three of the Top 10 earworms of all time, according to researchers at the University of St. Andrews.
Abbey Road Console Used by the Beatles Goes Up for Sale
Named REDD.37 after its design team in EMI's Record Engineering Development Department, the desk was used by the Beatles through the making of 'Let It Be.'
David Crosby Announces Fall U.S. Tour, Shares New Song
David Crosby says he plans to present songs from the forthcoming 'Lighthouse,' as well as reworked material from throughout his career.
Hear Led Zeppelin’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘Sunshine Woman’
Jimmy Page has been frank about this song's poor fidelity. Still, new Zeppelin is new Zeppelin, right?
Watch Tesla’s Fun New Video for ‘Save That Goodness’ With Phil Collen
"Save That Goodness" is a studio bonus track on a new song-for-song live reinterpretation of Tesla's platinum-selling 1986 debut, 'Mechanical Resonance.'
Perfect Attendance, Zero Drama: Guns N’ Roses Wrap Up Their U.S. Reunion Tour
Over a total of 32 stops with Guns N' Roses that bookended 13 others with AC/DC, Axl Rose emerged as rock's model citizen.
Styx and Don Felder Announce Las Vegas Concert Residency
Don Felder appeared with Styx and Foreigner as part of the Soundtrack of Summer tour a couple of years ago.
Richie Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi Are Speaking Again
Jon Bon Jovi and former Bon Jovi bandmate Richie Sambora are apparently ready to patch things up.
Robert Plant Will Perform at 80th Birthday Concert for Bill Wyman
The Bill Wyman Birthday Gala, set for Oct. 28, is part of a series of London-based BluesFest shows held through Oct. 30.
Metallica Announce Title and Release Date for New Album, ‘Hardwired …To Self-Destruct’
Metallica's long-awaited follow-up 2008’s 'Death Magnetic' will be a two-disc project, with nearly 80 minutes of new music.