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.
Pat Benatar’s Life With Neil Giraldo Is Being Turned Into a Broadway Musical
Neil Giraldo was Pat Benatar's lead guitarist as she shot to fame, and they fell in love along the way.
Dee Snider’s Granddaughter Was Born on a Los Angeles Freeway
Dee Snider's newest grandchild apparently couldn't wait to meet the Twisted Sister frontman.
Bon Jovi Confirm Release Date for Lead Single From ‘This House Is Not for Sale’
Jon Bon Jovi says the group took an old-school approach to their 14th album together.
Axl Rose Laughs Off Onstage Mishap at Guns N’ Roses Show
"Stop," Axl Rose said, during a performance of "November Rain" in Houston. "What the f--- was that?"
Fleetwood Mac’s New Album Is Apparently Being Held Up by Stevie Nicks
It all comes down to Stevie Nicks.
Slash Has Recorded a New Version of Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’
Slash updated the 1972 hit in honor of a stuntman's attempt to complete Evel Knievel's jump across Idaho's Snake River Canyon.
The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Turns 50
The Beatles' groundbreaking seventh studio album, Revolver, turns 50 years old this week.
30 Years Ago: Sting Finds His Groove With a New Band on ‘Bring on the Night’
Restless in the Police, Sting did something that came naturally: He shook things up.
35 Years Ago: Journey Tweak Their Lineup, Then Go Supernova With ‘Escape’
Journey thought they were on the verge of something big in 1980. And they were – but only after a period of sudden adversity.
1986’s Best Alternative Albums
Diffuser counts down the very best albums from 1986.
Def Leppard Reportedly Set to Tour With Poison Again
Poison frontman Bret Michaels confirmed the pairing, though further details weren't yet available.
Hear Led Zeppelin’s Unreleased BBC Version of ‘Communication Breakdown’
Check out Led Zeppelin's 1971 take on "Communication Breakdown," one of eight previously unreleased songs on the upcoming expanded 'Complete BBC Sessions.'