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.
All-Star Elton John Grammy Salute Concert Set for January
Elton John's career in music will be celebrated by a slew of artists at a special concert called "I'm Still Standing: A Grammy Salute."
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.
Bon Jovi, the Cars, Dire Straits and the Moody Blues to Enter Rock Hall
The fans nailed it again, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2018 honorees.
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.
Watch Gene Simmons Go Into the Crowd to Confront a Heckler
Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons left the stage to silence a heckler during a solo performance in Providence, R.I., recently.
Tom Petty’s Top 10 Most Underrated Songs
Turns out, Tom Petty was right. We got lucky.
33 Classic Rock Artists Who Hate Their Own Records
Sometimes, bands got sick of a project because it simply became too popular. Other times, something just went terribly wrong.
George Harrison’s Son Dhani Announces Debut Solo LP, Releases First Song
Dhani Harrison's 'IN///PARALLEL' follows several releases with thenewno2 alongside Oliver Hicks, film and TV work, and a series of projects related to his father.
Nikki Sixx and Wendy Dio Mock Gene Simmons’ Attempt to Trademark Devil-Horn Gesture
Gene Simmons has a fight on his hands after attempting to trademark the devil-horn gesture.
Gene Simmons Wants to Trademark His Horn-Hands Gesture
Of course, a variety of other rockers have made hand signals that were similar, or even apparently exactly the same.
Bob Seger Announces Initial Dates on Fall ‘Runaway Train’ Tour
Bob Seger still hasn't clarified the meaning of a promo video for these dates that seemed to indicate plans to retire.
Is Bob Seger Retiring After His Next Tour?
Bob Seger might be ready to turn the page – for good.