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.
Wendy Dio Fires Back at Critics of Ronnie James Dio Hologram
Wendy Dio spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock as work continues on an all-new version of the hologram to be featured on a planned tour.
Peter Criss Says Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Was Right to Honor Only Original Kiss Members
Peter Criss is preparing for his final round of shows, having announced his retirement from the road.
How the Ride for Ronnie Helps Keep Ronnie James Dio’s Legacy Alive: Exclusive Wendy Dio In…
The Ride for Ronnie stands as another example of a desire Wendy Dio had to get donations to the right place after her husband succumbed to cancer.
Surprise! Izzy Stradlin Turns Up on John Mellencamp’s New Album
This actually isn't the first time Izzy Stradlin has sat in with John Mellencamp, who shares his Indiana lineage.
25 Years Ago: Lemmy Kilmister’s Bad Breath Saves Motorhead in Commodore Amiga Video Game
Before each battle, Lemmy exclaims, "Let's rock!" But that's not his secret weapon.
40 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Cleveland Show Immortalized on ‘Destroyer’ Bootleg
Led Zeppelin put it all together during their April 27, 1977 stop at Richfield Coliseum in Cleveland – and everyone got to share in the experience.
Yes vs. Yes: Who Actually Owns the Band’s Name?
Yes split into two bands just 72 hours after being inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, seemingly out of the blue.
Neal Schon Has a Theory on Why Steve Perry Didn’t Sing at Journey’s Hall of Fame Induction
Neal Schon didn't get to perform with Steve Perry, but he still came away with a treasured memory.
Yes Lineup Changes: A Complete Guide
How'd Yes get to this point? Well, it took a village. As their sound continued to develop, Yes' personnel shifted – often.
Watch as Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Powers New ‘Thor’ Trailer
This is the first trailer for the third installment of Marvel's new Thor franchise, 'Thor: Ragnarok.'