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.
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.
The Story of Paul McCartney’s Misunderstood Moment of Handmade Genius ‘Ram’
Paul McCartney's 'Ram' was initially criticized for everything that makes it sound unexpectedly bold, fascinatingly unedited and utterly misjudged today.
Ozzy Osbourne Combines Ozzfest With Knotfest, Black Sabbath to Headline
Ozzy Osbourne joined together with Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor today to announce the combination of their respective festivals into one huge metal event this fall.
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.
Revisiting the Cars’ Partial Reunion With ‘Move Like This’
'Move Like This,' released on May 10, 2011, is darker and far stranger than just about anything we heard from the original incarnation of the Cars.
Gene Simmons Says Prince’s Death Was ‘Pathetic’
For Gene Simmons, not all music legend deaths are the same.
Inventor Says He Has a Device That Can Get Brian Johnson Back Onstage
"Please don't stop performing," Stephen Ambrose tells long-time AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson. "Help is on the way."
Axl Rose Just Wants to ‘Do Justice’ to AC/DC’s Songs
Axl Rose offers insight on his upcoming dates with AC/DC in his first in-depth interview in some five years.
AC/DC Offering Refunds on Axl Rose Dates to ‘Do Right by Fans’
AC/DC say they've started offering refunds for upcoming European shows with Axl Rose in order to "do right by their fans."
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.
Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, the Who, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Roger Waters Confirmed …
After weeks of speculation, classic rock's biggest event since Woodstock is a go.
The Day Paul McCartney Played His First Post-Beatles U.S. Concert
When Paul McCartney arrived on May 3, 1976 for a show at Fort Worth, Texas, he hadn't played an American concert in a decade.