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.
Hollywood Vampires Set For Summer Tour
Have the stakes and garlic handy, because the Hollywood Vampires are going on tour this summer.
UPDATED: Guns N’ Roses to Play Warm-Up Gig Tonight in Los Angeles
Tonight's Troubadour show marks Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose's first appearance on stage with both Slash and Duff McKagan since 1993.
Steve Miller Band Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock ranks every Steve Miller Band studio album from worst to best.
Paul McCartney Announces New Solo Compilation, ‘Pure McCartney’
Paul McCartney has made official his plans to release an updated solo career-spanning compilation – but there's a twist.
How Led Zeppelin Pushed Back Hard With the Bluesy ‘Presence’
Best described as a moment when they stopped for a longing look back, 'Presence' found Led Zeppelin — then in the midst of a slow descent — returning to their blues roots.
Motorhead’s ‘Clean Your Clock’ Will Feature One of Lemmy’s Final Shows
'Clean Your Clock' was recorded on Nov. 20-21 in Munich, Germany, just weeks before frontman Lemmy Kilmister's sudden death.
The Day Peter Criss Left Kiss
Criss admits that, for all of their disagreements, he emerged from Kiss in a far more stable financial place.
Axl Rose and AC/DC Reportedly Photographed at Same Rehearsal Studio
Do new photos confirm rumors that Axl Rose is working with AC/DC after singer Brian Johnson was sidelined?
Revisiting Pink Floyd’s Last Proper LP, ‘The Division Bell’
The Division Bell wasn't just a return to Pink Floyd's earlier, more free-flowing psych-rock songcraft.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s Only Post-Beatles Session
A drug-fueled recording session featuring John Lennon and Paul McCartney took place on March 28, 1974,
Guns N’ Roses Confirm 20-City U.S. Tour
Guns N' Roses will play an expanded 21-city tour after a previously announced set of six reunion shows, their publicist confirms.
Ginger Baker Says He Could Be Facing Two Heart Procedures
Ginger Baker says his doctor hopes he'll return to the stage, despite heart problems that recently took the Cream legend off the road.