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.
24 Chaotic Moments From AC/DC’s ‘Rock or Bust’ Tour
A look back at a tumultuous period for AC/DC as they released and toured behind 'Rock or Bust.'
Hear Led Zeppelin’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘Sunshine Woman’
Jimmy Page has been frank about this song's poor fidelity. Still, new Zeppelin is new Zeppelin, right?
DO NOT DELETE MW Moody Blues Announce Artists and Dates for 2018 Cruise
The fifth Moody Blues Cruise includes stops at Grand Cayman and Cozumel.
Perfect Attendance, Zero Drama: Guns N’ Roses Wrap Up Their U.S. Reunion Tour
Over a total of 32 stops with Guns N' Roses that bookended 13 others with AC/DC, Axl Rose emerged as rock's model citizen.
Richie Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi Are Speaking Again
Jon Bon Jovi and former Bon Jovi bandmate Richie Sambora are apparently ready to patch things up.
Metallica Announce Title and Release Date for New Album, ‘Hardwired …To Self-Destruct’
Metallica's long-awaited follow-up 2008’s 'Death Magnetic' will be a two-disc project, with nearly 80 minutes of new music.
September 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of September 2016.
How a Urine Shortage Almost Ruined the ‘Who’s Next’ Cover Shoot
The Who were traveling back from a show when they happened upon a huge slab of concrete. So, why not urinate on it, right?
Listen to David Lee Roth Update Gerry Rafferty’s ‘Baker Street’
You might remember a snippet of David Lee Roth singing "Baker Street" on the 'No Holds Bar-B-Que' video. Now, you can hear the whole thing.
Paul McCartney Mulls His Next Album
Paul McCartney is composing even as his latest round of live dates continues.