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.
Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander Says He’d Happily Sub as AC/DC Frontman
Robin Zander isn't sitting on his laurels, now that Cheap Trick has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
David Coverdale Has Decided When He’ll Retire
David Coverdale appears to have set a time frame for retiring, following a long period of going back and forth.
Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Show to Protest New State Law
Bruce Springsteen says HB2, passed last month by the North Carolina legislature, "attacks the rights of LGBT citizens."
Dennis Davis, Drummer With David Bowie, Dies
The late Dennis Davis made important contributions to every David Bowie album between 1975's 'Young Americans' and 1980's 'Scary Monsters.'
Paul Simon Announces New Album, Releases First Single, ‘Wristband’
The single "Wristband" advances Paul Simon's first new studio effort since 2011.
Hear a Snippet From Heart’s Forthcoming Studio Album
Heart has posted a snippet of new music from a forthcoming studio album, giving fans their first taste of a planned follow up to 2012's Top 25 hit 'Fanatic.'
Gregg Allman Crew Tour Bus Crashes
Gregg Allman's crew tour bus crashed in West Virginia this morning, though the singer himself was uninjured.
The Day Canned Heat Frontman Bob Hite Overdosed Between Sets
Bob Hite, who sang Canned Heat to blues-boogie fame after a breakout performance at Woodstock, died on April 5, 1981.
Anthrax’s Scott Ian Weighs in on AC/DC and Motorhead
Scott Ian, like most fans, never wants to see his musical heroes slow down, but that's just what's happened with AC/DC and Motorhead.
Watch Kiss Play an Unplugged Version of an Eagles Classic
Kiss unmasked and unplugged for a cover of the Eagles' "Take It Easy" before their arena football team took a season-opening win.
Revisiting Journey’s ‘Arrival’ and the Steve Perry Comparisons
For some fans of this band at its radio-ready zenith, there simply can be no Journey without Steve Perry – and that did no favors for replacement Steve Augeri.
Guns N’ Roses Reveal Dates, Venues for 2016 U.S. Stadium Tour
On the same day Guns N' Roses announced a surprise warm-up gig at a Los Angeles nightclub, they provided more information on a lengthier string of reunion dates.