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.
Bon Jovi Reportedly Set to Release New Album
Bon Jovi are reportedly set to release Burning Bridges, their first album of the post-Richie Sambora era.
Denis Leary Doesn’t Understand Why Led Zeppelin Won’t Reunite: Exclusive Video
Comedian Denis Leary, in a new talk with Ultimate Classic Rock, says he understands why bands break up – just not why they don't get back together.
Kid Rock Hasn’t Flown Confederate Flag in Years, Says Rep
A representative for Kid Rock has addressed the Confederate flag controversy surrounding the artist, less than a week after Rock issued a tersely worded statement to Fox.
Tom Petty Says His Use of Confederate Flag Onstage Was ‘Downright Stupid’
Florida native Tom Petty now thinks differently about a mid-'80s decision to display the Confederate flag during his 'Southern Accents' tour.
How Queen Stole the Show at Live Aid
Queen followed one of Live Aid's signature moments and, more crucially, were taking the stage at London's Wembley Stadium on July 13, 1985, without much expectation.
20 Years Ago: Jerry Garcia Plays His Final Grateful Dead Concert
Jerry Garcia's final show with the Grateful Dead -- held on July 9, 1995, at Chicago's Soldier Field -- was no lasting tribute.
Def Leppard Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock ranks every Def Leppard studio effort, from worst to best.
Ringo Starr’s 10 Most Historic Moments
This gallery of Ringo Starr's 10 Most Historic Moments recognizes a career that took a while to gain the respect it always deserved.
The Story of Pink Floyd’s Reunion at Live 8
Roger Waters' relationship with David Gilmour was so distant at this point that Waters had to ask Live 8 organizer Bob Geldof for his former bandmate's phone number.
Watch Bruce Springsteen Join Brian Wilson Onstage
Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance during the encore of Brian Wilson's show last night in Holmdel, N.J.