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.
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.
Beatles Promoter Tony Calder Dies at 74
Tony Calder helped the Beatles to their first hit before signing Black Sabbath and Fleetwood Mac to label deals.
Paul McCartney ‘Putting the Finishing Touches’ on New Album
Paul McCartney's long-awaited follow up to 2013's 'New' is apparently nearing completion.
Slash Purchases New $6.25 Million Encino Home
Slash new .72-acre corner lot is completely walled and gated, to keep pesky fans like you out.
29 Great Classic Rock Christmas Memories
Rock stars celebrate Christmas in their own rock star ways.
Bon Jovi, the Cars, Dire Straits and the Moody Blues to Enter Rock Hall
The fans nailed it again, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its Class of 2018 honorees.
Dave Mustaine Says Credit Dispute Nixed Metallica’s ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ Reissue
When Metallica announced a limited-edition cassette-only reissue for Record Store Day 2015, it seemed their early demos were next in line for an expanded look back.
How the Sex Pistols Ended Up Stealing David Bowie’s Equipment
Times were tight when the Sex Pistols started out, so much so that they resorted to swiping stuff.
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.