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.
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Did Mick Jagger Write an Unpublished Memoir?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.
Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce ‘United We Rock’ Summer Tour
This new tour, dubbed “United We Rock,” will cross the U.S. between June and August.
Grammy Producer Apologizes to Metallica, Blames Onstage Extra for Unplugged Mic
A clearly frustrated James Hetfield knocked down his microphone stand in anger after the song ended.
Metallica Announce 2017 North America ‘Worldwired’ Tour Dates
Metallica will head out for 25-date tour of the United States and Canada this May in support of their well-received new album 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct.'
Allman Brothers Band Drummer Butch Trucks Dies
A cause of death for Butch Trucks, co-founding drummer with the Allman Brothers Band, was not immediately known.
Tedeschi Trucks Band Announce ‘Wheels of Soul’ Summer Tour
The Tedeschi Trucks Band's third annual "Wheels of Soul" Tour will include guest turns by the Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna.
Listen to David Crosby’s New Bi-Partisan Protest Song, ‘Capitol’
David Crosby's new track excoriates elected officials for putting personal gain above duty.