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.
40 Years Ago: Van Halen Kick Off Their First Headlining Tour
Band was still focused on performing, even though it had just released follow-up to multi-platinum debut.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Rumors Continue to Heat Up
The film, which earned four Oscars last month, has grossed more than $870 million worldwide.
Hear Keith Richards’ ‘Big Town Playboy’ From Debut Album Box Set
This is one of six previously unheard songs included in an upcoming expanded reissue of 'Talk Is Cheap.'
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
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.'
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."
Led Zeppelin Reportedly Plan to Launch Concert Streaming Service
A new trademark filing was apparently submitted for the purpose of "providing non-downloadable prerecorded music online via a global computer network."
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
AC/DC’s Vancouver Photos Raise Three Big Questions
The prospect of AC/DC reuniting has sparked both speculation and debate. Here are the three biggest issues.
Inside Keith Moon’s Craziest Antics: Video
Drummer took rock 'n' roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art.