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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017: Our 11 Favorite Moments
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was marked by signature reunions, a series of funny one-liners, a few notable absences, and a raucous jam.
UPDATE: Steve Perry Will Not Sing With Journey Tonight at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame C…
TMZ has changed their story about Steve Perry performing with Journey at tonight's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Release Date and Formats Revealed for Beatles Expanded ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Reissue
An expanded six-disc Super Deluxe Edition of the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' is in the offing.
10 Years Ago: Black Sabbath’s ‘Dio Years’ Highlights Ronnie James Dio’s Short but Importan…
The set featured a selection of music from Black Sabbath's four albums with Ronnie James Dio – along with something unexpected: New songs.
30 Years Ago: James Hetfield Breaks His Wrist Again, Gives Up Skateboarding
Metallica were set to perform on 'Saturday Night Live,' then complete a new album, when James Hetfield took another tumble.
35 Years Ago: Bruce Dickinson’s Arrival Inspires Iron Maiden’s Metal Masterpiece ‘Number o…
Iron Maiden's path to creating one of metal's cornerstone albums was dotted with uncertainty.
Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Opera Debuts in Montreal, U.S. Premiere Date Announced
Composer Roger Waters was in attendance at 'Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera' was unveiled by the Opéra de Montréal at Place des Arts.
10 Years Ago: Brad Delp’s Suicide Ends Celebrated Career With Boston
Without Brad Delp's soaring vocals, Boston's first album might have been just a bunch of really cool guitar-focused demos from Tom Scholz.
Phil Collins’ Estranged Daughter Lily Pens Open Letter Forgiving Him
Actress and model Lily Collins is reaching out to her father Phil Collins in an effort to heal their sometimes distant relationship.
John Mellencamp Albums Ranked Worst to Best
A pre-fab pop singer turned heartland rocker turned rootsy moralist, John Mellencamp has had almost as many career turns as names.