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.
Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla Join Together for U.S. Summer Tour
Styx and Joan Jett will hit the road as co-headliners beginning on May 30.
Queen Will Receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
Queen already has two recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Top 5 Classic Rock Albums of 2017
Here's a look at the best classic rock albums released in 2017.
Slash Purchases New $6.25 Million Encino Home
Slash new .72-acre corner lot is completely walled and gated, to keep pesky fans like you out.
Rockers With Hidden Talents
The principal talent of your average world-famous rocker is often plainly obvious. That's how they end up, you know, world famous.
How Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Got a Teacher Fired
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Senators Are Suddenly Quoting Meat Loaf for Some Reason
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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Announces First Solo Album Since 2009
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Rock Stars Flipping You Off
You can't be faulted for thinking rock has lost its edge, but at least one vestige of the music's provocative spirit remains.
36 Classic Rock Songs Not Sung by the Lead Singer
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Ex-Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Buckethead Is Battling a Deadly Heart Problem
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Buckethead has been diagnosed with a chronic heart arrhythmia that he says nearly caused a stroke.
Tom Petty Never Abandoned His Values, Or His Band, Over a Remarkable Career
Even as Tom Petty's career branched out, the Heartbreakers always remained a touchstone.