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.
Super Bowl 50’s Classic Rock Commercials
Super Bowl 50 offered another Sunday of pro football pageantry in 2016 – sandwiched in between some of the best commercials of the year.
The Day the Eagles Fired Don Felder
Only two members of the Eagles had enjoyed longer tenures in the band when Don Felder was fired on Feb. 6, 2001.
Watch Bruce Springsteen Bring an 89-Year-Old Grandmother Onstage for ‘Dancing in the Dark’
In a move that recalled the song's MTV-era roots, Bruce Springsteen invited a girl onstage for his and the E Street Band's rendition of "Dancing in the Dark" last night.
Super Bowl 49’s Best Classic Rock Commercials
Here's a look back at the best classic-rock commercials from 2015's Super Bowl XLIX.
Vinny Appice Says Jimmy Bain’s Death Was Leaked Before His Family Knew
"Within an hour and a half," Jimmy Bain's longtime bandmate says, "it was all over the internet and confirmed by people that have no business confirming anything."
Santana Announce Release Date for ‘Magical’ Reunion Album
They've named the album 'Santana IV,' since it's designed to work as a follow up to 1971's 'Santana III.'
Simon and Garfunkel Featured in Bernie Sanders Ad, Ted Nugent Says President Obama and Hil…
Two classic rock artists have become part of the day's political news cycle.
Top 10 Glenn Frey Solo Songs
Glenn Frey's solo career was bound to be overlooked, considering he'd scored a pile of Top 40 hits – including two chart-toppers – as a member of the Eagles.
That Time David Bowie Called Out MTV on Racial Diversity
David Bowie didn't just talk the talk when it came to a passion for R&B music. He walked the walk by openly questioning MTV on its lack of early-era diversity.
Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Remembered During Emotional Service
"I miss you already, Lemmy," Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee said. "Try to take it a little easier on the other side."