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.
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.
Foo Fighters’ North American Tour Is Still On
Dave Grohl's scary leg injury won't keep Foo Fighters from their already-announced North American tour.
Rockers React to Yes Legend Chris Squire’s Death
Classic rock legends are lining up to pay tribute to Yes bassist Chris Squire, who died yesterday after a short battle with acute erythroid leukemia at age 67.
Yes Co-Founder Chris Squire Dies
Co-founding bassist Chris Squire has died at age 67 after a battle with leukemia.
Iron Maiden Announces First-Ever Double Album, ‘The Book of Souls’
Details on Iron Maiden's next studio effort, a first-ever double album to be titled 'The Book of Souls', are emerging – including a track listing, cover art and release date.
When Judas Priest Fans Caused $250,000 Damage to Madison Square Garden
On June 18, 1984, Judas Priest were barred from performing at Madison Square Garden after a rambunctious crowd got out of hand.
Foo Fighters Cancel Tour, Dave Grohl Tells The Whole ‘Broken Leg’ Story
The Foo Fighters have canceled the remainder of their U.K. and European tour, as the full scope of Dave Grohl's in-concert leg injury becomes clear.
When Van Halen Mounted a Disastrous Reunion With Sammy Hagar
This comeback for Van Halen's most commercially successful lineup was contentious from the start.
Pete Townshend Rails Against New Classical Album’s Chart Snub
Pete Townshend worked with credentialed classical-music figures on his new symphonic reinterpretation of Quadrophenia. But that doesn't mean the project has been wholly accepted in those circles.