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.
Ex-Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Buckethead Is Battling a Deadly Heart Problem
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Buckethead has been diagnosed with a chronic heart arrhythmia that he says nearly caused a stroke.
Roger Daltrey Confirms Publisher and Release Date for Memoir
Roger Daltrey's autobiography now has a publisher and a scheduled release date.
Tom Petty’s Top 10 Most Underrated Songs
Turns out, Tom Petty was right. We got lucky.
Tom Petty Never Abandoned His Values, Or His Band, Over a Remarkable Career
Even as Tom Petty's career branched out, the Heartbreakers always remained a touchstone.
Pink Floyd Fails Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Science Class: ‘There Is No Dark Side’ of the Moon
Pink Floyd‘s 'The Dark Side of the Moon' boasts plenty of rock gravitas – but science? Not so much.
35 Years Ago: Bad Company Disintegrates After Releasing ‘Rough Diamonds’
Bad Company ended with a bang, and then a whimper.
Journey Could Be on the Brink of a Split After Latest Feud
Co-founding guitarist Neal Schon is strongly implying that he intends to construct a new lineup of Journey.
George Harrison’s Son Dhani Announces Debut Solo LP, Releases First Song
Dhani Harrison's 'IN///PARALLEL' follows several releases with thenewno2 alongside Oliver Hicks, film and TV work, and a series of projects related to his father.
See Photos as Brian Johnson Walks Away From Spectacular Car Crash
Brian Johnson's roll-over car crash happened this past weekend during a celebrity race at the Silverstone Classic in the U.K.
August 2017 New Music Releases
The month is highlighted by reissues of two of the biggest albums of the '80s, and the return of two familiar names.