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.
Bun E. Carlos Confirms Cheap Trick Hall of Fame Reunion, Promises to ‘Make Nice’
Bun E. Carlos says he expects things to go smoothly when the original Cheap Trick lineup performs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, despite years of estrangement.
Kinks’ Dave and Ray Davies Perform Together For First Time in Nearly 20 Years
It wasn't a Kinks reunion, but it was close.
Jason Bonham Thinks Led Zeppelin Will Play Again
Despite a lengthy period apart, Jason Bonham insists that Led Zeppelin aren't retired for good.
Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple + Steve Miller Elected into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fa…
On the outside looking in: Yes, the Cars and several notable members of this year's induction class.
Vince Neil Sued by Investor in Former AFL Team
Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil has been charged with fraud and misleading investors in his now-folded Arena Football League franchise.
Poison’s Rikki Rockett Is Battling Oral Cancer
Rockett compared his health issue to that of Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson – whose cancer was also caused by the human papilloma virus.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 10 Worst Snubs
Even as we celebrate another class of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, it's difficult not to cast a frustrated glance over to the ones left behind.
Lost Van Halen / Mitch Malloy Demo Released
Mitch Malloy has released an unfinished Van Halen demo that he completed after a brief period as a singer with the group.
Geddy Lee Says Neil Peart Hasn’t Retired
A day after Neil Peart seemed to confirm that he was walking away from music, Rush bandmate Geddy Lee is clearing things up.
Watch the Eagles of Death Metal Join U2 for a Rousing Paris Appearance
The Eagles of Death Metal took the stage today during a U2 concert in Paris, marking an emotional return after the terrorist attacks of Nov. 13.