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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Listen to Tom Petty’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘For Real’
Unheard track arrives in advance of a new two-disc career retrospective called 'The Best of Everything.'
Nikki Sixx Defends Motley Crue’s Use of Backing Tapes
He also revealed they started doing it well before the band's final tour.
Lawyer Has a Secret Weapon in Ongoing Suit Against Led Zeppelin
Francis Malofiy says he's kept something that once belonged to Robert Plant on ice for three years.
Frank Zappa Hologram World Tour Dates Announced
Shows will include new music from the late rocker, as well as former bandmates.
Heart Reunite for Huge Summer Tour With Joan Jett and Sheryl Crow
They've been on hiatus since 2016, when a family dispute split the band's co-leading sisters.
How the 2019 Grammy Awards Basically Ignored Rock and Metal
It certainly wasn't rock music's biggest night.
Lindsey Buckingham’s Emergency Heart Surgery Damaged His Voice
The former Fleetwood Mac star's wife said "it is unclear if the damage is permanent."
20 B-Sides That Became Big Hits
A look back at flip sides that became highly charting songs in their own right.
Ozzy Osbourne Postpones Entire U.K. and European Tour
Former Black Sabbath frontman is battling a severe upper-respiratory infection.
The Best (and Worst) Song From Every Eagles Album
A lot changed over the years, but everything – including this list – ultimately centered on Glenn Frey and Don Henley.