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.
Paul McCartney Files Suit to Get the Beatles’ Songs Back
This fight actually dates back to 1985, when Michael Jackson memorably out-maneuvered Paul McCartney to purchase his early catalog.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band to Perform for President-Elect Donald Trump
We can only guess that Bruce Springsteen – who's previously called Donald Trump a "moron" – is less than pleased.
Asia’s John Wetton Pulls Out of Journey Tour Amid Cancer Battle
Asia's already-announced March and April dates include an appearance on Cruise to the Edge.
Updated: Lou Gramm Says He Has ‘Not Been Asked’ to Join Foreigner’s Summer Tour
The former Foreigner frontman is also firing back at another new story that seems to confirm his imminent retirement.
Deep Purple Accuse Accountant of Stealing Nearly $5 Million
So far, only about $590,000 has been recovered.
2017 Classic Rock Preview: What to Expect From Over 100 Big Acts
Looking ahead to 2017, some things are clear in the world of classic rock – while others most certainly are not.
Rick Wakeman Won’t Be Attending Yes’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
The recognition arrived too late for Yes' stalwart co-founding bassist Chris Squire, who died in the summer of 2015.
Bobby Blotzer’s Ratt Show Abruptly Cancelled Over Name Dispute
Bobby Blotzer's Ratt were set to play a sold-out Michigan concert with Night Ranger just hours later.
A Tour Featuring the Ronnie James Dio Hologram Is Taking Shape
Jeff Pezzuti, CEO of the company that created the hologram, says these concerts will showcase different eras of Ronnie James Dio's career.
Elton John Is Reportedly Set to Perform at George Michael’s Funeral
Elton John could be in line to reprise “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” the song he and George Michael famously sang together in 1991 at Wembley Arena.
Paul Simon Says Goodbye to Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon originally met during the filming for 1977's 'Star Wars,' and were later married between 1983-84.
Lemmy Kilmister’s Death: One Year Later
Lemmy Kilmister's death set off a powerful wave of remembrance and tribute from colleagues and fans alike. But this loss would reverberate long past the initial shock.