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.
Keith Emerson of Emerson Lake and Palmer Dies
Emerson Lake and Palmer bandmate Carl Palmer has confirmed that Keith Emerson passed last night in Santa Monica, Calif.
1986’s Best Rock Albums
The best moments in our list of 1986's Best Rock Albums weren't just signature moments that year. They were career achievements.
Phil Collins Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down every Phil Collins solo album, from worst to best.
AC/DC Postpone Tour As Brian Johnson Faces ‘Total Hearing Loss’
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has been "advised by doctors to stop touring immediately." The band is now considering using guest singers for their remaining U.S. dates.
Watch the First Video From Cheap Trick’s New Album
A new video for "When I Wake Up Tomorrow" gives us our second taste of Cheap trick' upcoming album 'Bang, Zoom, Crazy ... Hello.'
Sebastian Bach Announces Spring Tour Featuring Intimate Acoustic Set
Sebastian Bach plans to do something more personal as part of an upcoming U.S. tour this spring.
Foo Fighters Deny Break Up Rumors; Taylor Hawkins Confirms Indefinite Hiatus
Foo Fighters have taken an extended break before: They were off the road from 2008 through 2011.
Bad Company to Release Long-Overdue Classic-Era Live Album
Bad Company has only previously released one other classic-era live album, but the project was withdrawn over legal concerns.
Moody Blues Probably Will Never Record Again
Recent solo efforts by both Justin Hayward and John Lodge may be the closest fans will ever get to more new music from the Moody Blues.
Top 10 Ginger Baker Songs
Our list of Top 10 Ginger Baker Rock Songs highlights a career that was about much more than lengthy excursions behind the drum kit.
Izzy Stradlin Reportedly Won’t Take Part in Guns N’ Roses Reunion
Izzy Stradlin has apparently confirmed that he isn't participating in the ongoing Guns N' Roses reunion, either on the road or in the studio.
The Day Jim Morrison Allegedly Exposed Himself Onstage
Did he or didn't he?