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.
16 Memorable Moments From U2’s First ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour
'The Joshua Tree' was more than a hit album, though it was certainly that. It was part of a phenomenon that would change U2 forever.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band to Perform for President-Elect Donald Trump
We can only guess that Bruce Springsteen – who's previously called Donald Trump a "moron" – is less than pleased.
Updated: Lou Gramm Says He Has ‘Not Been Asked’ to Join Foreigner’s Summer Tour
The former Foreigner frontman is also firing back at another new story that seems to confirm his imminent retirement.
UPDATED: Foreigner to Be Joined by Lou Gramm and Other Original Members for Select 40th An…
Foreigner‘s taking to the road again for their 40th anniversary, and they’ve invited some familiar faces along – including original frontman Lou Gramm.
Joe Walsh Is Open to a James Gang Reunion
Joe Walsh might just put the old band back together.
Beatles, Guns N’ Roses, the Beach Boys and More: Charles Manson’s Often-Terrifying Music C…
Charles Manson famously made the Beatles a part of his murderous world view. But that's just the beginning of his story in rock.
Danny Seraphine Blasts ‘Revisionist’ Chicago-Produced Documentary
Though it aired on CNN during prime time, the program was actually produced by the nephew of one of the current band members.
2017 Classic Rock Preview: What to Expect From Over 100 Big Acts
Looking ahead to 2017, some things are clear in the world of classic rock – while others most certainly are not.
Aerosmith Featured in New Pinball Machine
Nine of Aerosmith's hit songs will included in this new arcade-quality machine from Stern Pinball.
Rick Wakeman Won’t Be Attending Yes’ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
The recognition arrived too late for Yes' stalwart co-founding bassist Chris Squire, who died in the summer of 2015.
AC/DC Alumni Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd Are Talking
They apparently discussed a shared passion for racing, rather than music – but we can dream, right?