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.
The Death of Randy Rhoads
One of rock's enduring mysteries unfolded on March 19, 1982, as 25-year-old Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads died in a fiery plane crash.
Don Henley Confirms That the Eagles Are Done
Don Henley is already considering his next solo move, which could be quite different from the recent country-focused 'Cass County.'
Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Remembered During Emotional Service
"I miss you already, Lemmy," Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee said. "Try to take it a little easier on the other side."
UPDATED: Guns N’ Roses (Well, Axl Rose and Slash, Anyway) Reportedly to Reunite for 25 Dat…
The latest Guns N' Roses reunion rumor involves a possible 25-concert tour featuring a stop at Coachella in 2016 – but may be just as interesting for what it doesn't say.
Jason Bonham Thinks Led Zeppelin Will Play Again
Despite a lengthy period apart, Jason Bonham insists that Led Zeppelin aren't retired for good.
The Story of the Who’s Cincinnati Concert Tragedy
The origin of this disaster can be traced in part to the practice of general-admission seating.
Hear Robert Plant’s Long-Awaited New Song with Alison Krauss
Robert Plant's first collaboration with Alison Krauss since their blockbuster 2007 album 'Raising Sand' has arrived.
Metallica Join Fans’ Fight to Save ‘Metalocalypse’
Metallica doesn't want to see 'Metalocalypse' end just yet.
Mick Jagger’s Visit With Jack White Sparks New Rolling Stones Album Rumors
Mick Jagger has been spotted with Jack White, prompting new speculation about whether the Rolling Stones might join him in the studio.
Revisiting Genesis’ Self-Titled 1983 Album
Genesis released their self-titled album in October 1983.