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.
18 Rockers These Bands Tried to Erase
A list of musicians who either toiled in strange obscurity or are now completely ignored by their former groups.
25 Totally Crazy Music Conspiracy Theories
Insane, and maybe untrue, stories about famous people have been around for ages.
72 Musicians Who Are Totally Lying About Their Names
Their names are forever etched in our collective musical memory – or are they?
Why Building Judas Priest’s Set Lists Can Be So Frustrating: Exclusive Video Interview
Rob Halford discusses whether they ever tire of playing Judas Priest's best-known tunes.
Why Judas Priest Named Their New Album ‘Firepower': Exclusive Video Interview
Judas Priest singer Rob Halford and drummer Scott Travis joined UCR for an exclusive interview about their upcoming album 'Firepower.'
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
She's the teacher every kid wanted, but in the end found herself out of a job.
Senators Are Suddenly Quoting Meat Loaf for Some Reason
Apparently, there are lot of Meat Loaf fans in the U.S. Senate.