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.
Listen to Robert Plant’s Rare Solo Performance of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’
Robert Plant hasn’t performed "Kashmir" since Led Zeppelin’s 2007 reunion. More interestingly, he apparently has never covered it as a solo artist.
10 Years Ago: Brad Delp’s Suicide Ends Celebrated Career With Boston
Without Brad Delp's soaring vocals, Boston's first album might have been just a bunch of really cool guitar-focused demos from Tom Scholz.
Toto Announce Headlining U.S. Tour
These new concerts follow a series of headlining U.S. shows last summer that marked Toto's first in more than a decade.
Joe Perry Explains Why Steven Tyler Hated ‘This Is Spinal Tap’
Like many musicians, Joe Perry connected right away with This Is Spinal Tap, but his Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler had a much different reaction.
Roger Waters Reveals Release Date for Long-Awaited Album in New Teaser Video
Featured are new shots of Roger Waters collaborating in the studio, accompanied by an orchestra-washed score that's sure to pique the interest of Pink Floyd fans.
Eddie Van Halen Has Donated 75 of His Guitars to Public Schools
Eddie Van Halen's passion for music began as a child, and he's working to make sure future generations have the same opportunity.
Unconfirmed Rumor: Axl Rose and Angus Young Prepping New AC/DC Album
Guns N' Roses' touring commitments are reportedly the only thing holding up a possible new AC/DC studio project featuring Axl Rose.
Listen to the Doors Perform ‘Twentieth Century Fox’ Live in 1967: Exclusive Premiere
This sparkling update, taken from recently re-discovered original master tapes, is from a March 7, 1967 performance by the Doors at the Matrix in San Francisco.
40 Years Ago: Journey Begin Period of Dramatic Change With Transitional ‘Next’
Journey's shift toward a platinum-selling pop sensibility was already in motion when their third studio album arrived in February 1977
Did Mick Jagger Write an Unpublished Memoir?
The Rolling Stones' management team has declined to either confirm or deny that a Mick Jagger memoir even exists.