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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Paul McCartney ‘Putting the Finishing Touches’ on New Album
Paul McCartney's long-awaited follow up to 2013's 'New' is apparently nearing completion.
Senators Are Suddenly Quoting Meat Loaf for Some Reason
Apparently, there are lot of Meat Loaf fans in the U.S. Senate.
Funeral Set for AC/DC’s Malcolm Young
A who's-who of well-known fans is expected to be on hand to honor the late AC/DC legend Malcolm Young.
Paul McCartney Files Suit to Get the Beatles’ Songs Back
This fight actually dates back to 1985, when Michael Jackson memorably out-maneuvered Paul McCartney to purchase his early catalog.
John Mellencamp Releases New Song, ‘Easy Target,’ Album With Carlene Carter Also Planned
John Mellencamp's "Easy Target" is reportedly a "reflection on the state of our country."
45 Years Ago: Blue Oyster Cult Gets Heavy on Self-Titled Debut
Blue Oyster Cult didn't emerge fully formed. Instead, their self-titled debut arrived as a sign post in their continuing development.
16 Memorable Moments From U2’s First ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour
'The Joshua Tree' was more than a hit album, though it was certainly that. It was part of a phenomenon that would change U2 forever.
UPDATED: Foreigner to Be Joined by Lou Gramm and Other Original Members for Select 40th An…
Foreigner‘s taking to the road again for their 40th anniversary, and they’ve invited some familiar faces along – including original frontman Lou Gramm.
Beatles, Guns N’ Roses, the Beach Boys and More: Charles Manson’s Often-Terrifying Music C…
Charles Manson famously made the Beatles a part of his murderous worldview. But that's just the beginning of his story in rock.
Joe Walsh Is Open to a James Gang Reunion
Joe Walsh might just put the old band back together.