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.
David Bowie Tribute Plaque Destroyed in Berlin
Unveiled just last month, the porcelain sign marks the home David Bowie shared with Iggy Pop in the '70s – a particularly fertile period.
October 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of October 2016.
Motorhead’s Mikkey Dee Joins Scorpions as New Drummer
Scorpions are making it official with Mikkey Dee. The former Motorhead drummer will take over full-time for James Kottak after subbing for the past few months.
Bruce Springsteen Announces Book Tour for Upcoming Memoir
Dates have been announced into October, and all events include a pre-signed copy of the book.
Queen Dominate New Scientific Study of History’s Most Addictive Songs
Queen finished with three of the Top 10 earworms of all time, according to researchers at the University of St. Andrews.
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?
Robert Plant Will Perform at 80th Birthday Concert for Bill Wyman
The Bill Wyman Birthday Gala, set for Oct. 28, is part of a series of London-based BluesFest shows held through Oct. 30.
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.
Neil Young to Reissue Four Out-of-Print ’70s Albums on Vinyl
They were collected in a limited-edition box set for Record Store Day in 2014, but have not be reissued separately.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion Put Slash’s Solo Career on Back Burner
Slash issued 2014’s 'World on Fire' with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators before talk turned to a long-awaited tour with Guns N' Roses.
Ozzy Osbourne Sued by ‘Crazy Train’ Co-Writer
Bob Daisley has been tangling with Ozzy Osbourne for some time over royalties and credit.