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.
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.'
Joe Walsh Isn’t Voting for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump
Joe Walsh thinks too much emphasis has been placed on presidential politics. In fact, he's far more focused on local races.
August 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of August 2016.
George Harrison’s Estate Calls Republican Use of ‘Here Comes the Sun’ ‘Offensive’
They did make a helpful suggestion for replacing it.
Ozzy Osbourne’s 10 Craziest TV Moments
Between celebrated stints in Black Sabbath, singer Ozzy Osbourne became a huge television star.
Woodstock Promoters Want Republicans With Similar Logo to Share Their Values
Woodstock's co-producers say they've noticed the similarity between the logos for their 1969 festival and the Republican National Convention – and they'd like to see organizers go one step further.
Preview the Premiere Episode of Ozzy Osbourne’s New History Channel Show
Jack and Ozzy Osbourne promise travels from Roswell, N.M., to Stonehenge on a journey to uncover history's more offbeat stories – from ghosts to cannibalism to aliens.
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.
Vince Neil Sued for $75,000 by Single Mom After Las Vegas Fight
A single mother is seeking $75,000 in damages after a violent video-taped incident with Vince Neil in April.
Steven Tyler, ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere': Review
There's something here for everyone – the diehard Aerosmith fan, the adventurous Steven Tyler fan, and the fan fearing the worst of a country-informed project.