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.
Gene Simmons Opens Up About His Family’s Holocaust History
Gene Simmons is aware of his family's connection to the Holocaust, but only because of his own research.
Steven Tyler Announces First Solo Album, ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere’
Steven Tyler has filled out the specifics on his long-awaited debut album.
35 Years Ago: George Harrison Tries But Fails to Salvage ‘Somewhere In England’
It took an unspeakable tragedy to get George Harrison's 'Somewhere in England' onto the charts, and even then the album couldn't be saved.
Axl Rose Won’t Sign Autographs Anymore
Fans can blame those who sell this valuable merchandise on auction sites like eBay.
Listen to Van Zant Perform Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Red White and Blue (Live)': Exclusive Premier…
Van Zant, featuring Donnie and Johnny Van Zant, take on a theme perfectly suited for this Memorial Day weekend.
David Lee Roth Believes He’ll Be Back With Van Halen
David Lee Roth seems confident not just that Van Halen will tour again, but also that they will return to the studio.
Tommy Lee Says Motley Crue Split on Bad Terms: ‘We Never Even Said Goodbye’
There was no group hug at the end of Motley Crue's last show.
Van Zant Brothers’ Live Album to Include Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special Favorites
A first-ever concert recording from the only tour featuring brothers Johnny and Donnie Van Zant is set for release this summer.
The Story of Paul Simon’s Aptly Named Brian Eno Collaboration, ‘Surprise’
Anyone could be forgiven for thinking an out-of-nowhere collaboration between folk-rocking world-music guy Paul Simon and arty outsider Brian Eno would never work.
Bad Company Begin Summer Tour With Joe Walsh: Videos and Set List
Bad Company and Joe Walsh kicked off their One Hell of a Night tour in Dallas last night with career-spanning set lists highlighting successes from their storied pasts.
35 Years Ago: Van Halen Begin the ‘Fair Warning’ Tour
Van Halen began a relatively short six-month run of shows in support of 'Fair Warning' on May 12, 1981.
Something Cool Apparently Happens When David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ Is Exposed to Sunlight
Some industrious fans have reportedly discovered one more parting gift from David Bowie.