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.
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.
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.
Carrie Fisher Dies: Rockers React
Carrie Fisher's impact on the lives of rock and roll stars became immediately apparent, as news of her sudden passing spread.
Nikki Sixx Goes In Depth on His Decision to Dump Facebook and Twitter
Nikki Sixx has big plans for all of the free time he was previously wasting on social media.
5 Artists Snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame This Year
While the hall of fame is to be commended for a series of make-good inductions this year, some notables remain on the outside looking in.
Journey’s Neal Schon on Hall of Fame Reunion With Steve Perry: ‘I’m Open to Everything': E…
Neal Schon offers exclusive comments on Journey's Hall of Fame induction, and his thoughts on the possibility of a reunion with Steve Perry.
Journey, Yes, ELO and Pearl Jam Elected Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The 32nd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
‘Ring Out These Bells’ from ‘Jethro Tull: The String Quartets': Exclusive Premiere
Ian Anderson also offers exclusive insight into this newly arranged track, which took a winding path toward inclusion on Jethro Tull’s 'Songs From the Wood.'
AC/DC Alumni Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd Are Talking
They apparently discussed a shared passion for racing, rather than music – but we can dream, right?
That Time Paul McCartney Introduced Wings With ‘Wild Life’
Wings eventually sold millions and millions of records, but Paul McCartney‘s ’70s-era band didn’t exactly start out on a roll.