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.
Def Leppard Reportedly Set to Tour With Poison Again
Poison frontman Bret Michaels confirmed the pairing, though further details weren't yet available.
August 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of August 2016.
George Harrison’s Estate Calls Republican Use of ‘Here Comes the Sun’ ‘Offensive’
They did make a helpful suggestion for replacing it.
Long-Lost Beatles Demo of ‘It’s for You’ Has Been Found
Relatives going through the belongings of the late British singer Cilla Black inadvertently discovered a treasured piece of Beatles history.
Alice Cooper Launches Political Career, Remakes ‘Elected’
Do these troubled times demand an even more troubled mind? Alice Cooper seems to think so.
Brian Johnson to Host New Online Radio Program, ‘The Producers’
As the name implies, the long-time AC/DC frontman will explore the lives and work of some of rock's best-known producers.
Led Zeppelin Publishing Company Seeks $613,000 in Attorney Fees After Court Victory
To the winner go the spoils – or in this case, Led Zeppelin's legal expenses.
Cliff Williams Will Retire After AC/DC’s Current Tour
His departure leaves Chris Slade – who had an earlier stint from 1989-94 – as the most veteran member of AC/DC after Angus Young.
Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, the Who, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Roger Waters Confirmed …
After weeks of speculation, classic rock's biggest event since Woodstock is a go.
The Day Paul McCartney Played His First Post-Beatles U.S. Concert
When Paul McCartney arrived on May 3, 1976 for a show at Fort Worth, Texas, he hadn't played an American concert in a decade.
The Time Prince Blew Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne and Steve Winwood Off the Stage
George Harrison's posthumous 2004 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame brought out some expected friends and collaborators – but it was fellow inductee Prince who stole the show.
Bus Carrying Fans to Guns N’ Roses Concert Crashes, Killing One
One person is dead and nearly 30 others were injured when a bus carrying a group of fans to a Guns N' Roses concert in Mexico City overturned.