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.
Blues Harmonica Legend James Cotton Dead at 81
Known as "Mr. Superharp," James Cotton's final star-studded album included Gregg Allman and Warren Haynes.
Kinks Frontman Ray Davies Has Been Knighted
“It lasted three minutes and it went very well,” the typically dry-witted Ray Davies says, “and I said goodbye and went home.”
UPDATE: Jon Anderson to Perform with Yes at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Jon Anderson has confirmed an appearance on stage with Yes during next month’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.
Phil Collins’ Estranged Daughter Lily Pens Open Letter Forgiving Him
Actress and model Lily Collins is reaching out to her father Phil Collins in an effort to heal their sometimes distant relationship.
Roger Waters Reveals Release Date for Long-Awaited Album in New Teaser Video
Featured are new shots of Roger Waters collaborating in the studio, accompanied by an orchestra-washed score that's sure to pique the interest of Pink Floyd fans.
How Peter Gabriel’s First Self-Titled Album Marked the Belated Beginning of His Solo Caree…
The nervy, lean 'Peter Gabriel' couldn't have been a bolder step away from what came before.
Listen to the Doors Perform ‘Twentieth Century Fox’ Live in 1967: Exclusive Premiere
This sparkling update, taken from recently re-discovered original master tapes, is from a March 7, 1967 performance by the Doors at the Matrix in San Francisco.
Eddie Van Halen Has Donated 75 of His Guitars to Public Schools
Eddie Van Halen's passion for music began as a child, and he's working to make sure future generations have the same opportunity.
Did Mick Jagger Write an Unpublished Memoir?
The Rolling Stones' management team has declined to either confirm or deny that a Mick Jagger memoir even exists.
Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce ‘United We Rock’ Summer Tour
This new tour, dubbed “United We Rock,” will cross the U.S. between June and August.
Grammy Producer Apologizes to Metallica, Blames Onstage Extra for Unplugged Mic
A clearly frustrated James Hetfield knocked down his microphone stand in anger after the song ended.
Roy Orbison’s Son Secures Rights to Film the Story of ‘The Beatle Who Vanished’
Jimmie Nicol replaced Ringo Starr for 13 days during the Beatles' 1964 tour, then disappeared from public view.