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.
15 Years Ago: Pete Townshend Arrested on Child Porn Charges
Caught up in an international child-porn scandal, Pete Townshend didn't do himself any favors.
Eric Clapton Says He’s ‘Going Deaf’
Eric Clapton is facing health issues beyond the chronic nerve problems that have affected his back and hands.
Queen Will Receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
Queen already has two recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Paul McCartney ‘Putting the Finishing Touches’ on New Album
Paul McCartney's long-awaited follow up to 2013's 'New' is apparently nearing completion.
Watch Whitesnake’s Live Video Update of ‘Burn’ by Deep Purple
"Burn" is part of the forthcoming Whitesnake release 'The Purple Tour: Live,' recorded during dates in support of the Deep Purple-focused 'Purple Album' in 2015.
29 Great Classic Rock Christmas Memories
Rock stars celebrate Christmas in their own rock star ways.
How Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Got a Teacher Fired
She's the teacher every kid wanted, but in the end found herself out of a job.
Funeral Set for AC/DC’s Malcolm Young
A who's-who of well-known fans is expected to be on hand to honor the late AC/DC legend Malcolm Young.
Watch Gene Simmons Go Into the Crowd to Confront a Heckler
Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons left the stage to silence a heckler during a solo performance in Providence, R.I., recently.
Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Announces First Solo Album Since 2009
Aerosmith's Joe Perry will release 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' his first non-holiday solo album in eight years.
AC/DC Producer George Young, Brother of Malcolm and Angus Young, Dies
George Young produced several of his younger siblings' most successful AC/DC releases.
40 Years Ago: ELO’s ‘Out of the Blue’ Marks a Turning Point
With 'Out of the Blue,' everything got more expansive for the Electric Light Orchestra – the songs, the concept, the shows and the issues.