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.
Long-Lost Beatles Demo of ‘It’s for You’ Has Been Found
Relatives going through the belongings of the late British singer Cilla Black inadvertently discovered a treasured piece of Beatles history.
Joe Perry’s Collapse Reportedly Blamed on ‘Dehydration and Exhaustion’
Joe Perry was hospitalized after falling ill during a Hollywood Vampires concert, even as rumors of a cardiac event spread.
Led Zeppelin to Reissue ‘BBC Sessions’ With Eight Unheard Tracks
The project collects Led Zeppelin live recordings made by BBC radio between 1969-71, including some previously thought to be lost.
Sting Plans a Return to Rock On His Next Album
Producer Martin Kierszenbaum compares the forthcoming '57th & 9th' directly to his time in the Police, though Sting himself does not.
Steven Tyler Says Lack of Communication With Joe Perry Has Him Worried
By all accounts, Joe Perry is recovering well after a health scare, but long-time Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler is worried anyway.
How David Lee Roth’s ‘Ladies’ Night in Buffalo?’ Could Have Sounded Much Different
The unhurried assurance of David Lee Roth‘s “Ladies Nite in Buffalo?” began as a Steve Vai demo that was anything but.
Eddie Money Denies ‘Downright Evil’ Claims in Ex-Drummer’s Lawsuit
Eddie Money details how a longtime relationship with former drummer Glenn Symmonds broke down.
Paul Simon Ponders Retirement: ‘Showbiz Doesn’t Hold Any Interest for Me’
Paul Simon is riding the coattails of a well-received new album, but that doesn't mean certain realities haven't become clear.
Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Says Farewell Won’t Be Any Time Soon
Joe Perry is pumping the brakes on the talk surrounding a farewell tour for Aerosmith, saying the band is still taking things one step at a time.
45 Years Ago: Last Known Photos Taken of Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison was captured on film for a final time during a day trip with girlfriend Pamela Courson on June 28, 1971.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Make a Surprise Visit to Lifelong Fan Battling Cancer
Carol Cesario was probably thrilled just to visit the singer’s New Jersey restaurant. But then Jon Bon Jovi himself walked in.
Revisiting Genesis’ Pop-Chart Smash ‘Invisible Touch’
If its smash title track was any true measure, 'Invisible Touch' represented the moment in which Genesis was consumed by frontman Phil Collins concurrent solo fame.