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.
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.'
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.
How Black Sabbath’s ‘Dio Years’ Highlighted Brief but Important Era
The set featured a selection of music from Black Sabbath's four albums with Ronnie James Dio – along with something unexpected: New songs.