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.
Tony Iommi’s Album Project With Brian May Could Still Happen
We got a preview of how this combustible duo would work together when Brian May appeared on Tony Iommi's self-titled 2000 solo album.
Chris Cornell Will Appear on an Upcoming Johnny Cash Album
Johnny Cash's son, John Carter Cash, invited Chris Cornell to participate before his death back in May.
Nikki Sixx and Wendy Dio Mock Gene Simmons’ Attempt to Trademark Devil-Horn Gesture
Gene Simmons has a fight on his hands after attempting to trademark the devil-horn gesture.
UPDATED: Chris Cornell’s Family Questions Suicide Ruling, Cite Prescription Medication
His wife Vicky Cornell also shed new light on Chris Cornell's final days – and how the singer seemed different on the night of his death.
Wendy Dio Fires Back at Critics of Ronnie James Dio Hologram
Wendy Dio spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock as work continues on an all-new version of the hologram to be featured on a planned tour.
40 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Cleveland Show Immortalized on ‘Destroyer’ Bootleg
Led Zeppelin put it all together during their April 27, 1977 stop at Richfield Coliseum in Cleveland – and everyone got to share in the experience.
UPDATE: Jon Anderson to Perform with Yes at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Jon Anderson has confirmed an appearance on stage with Yes during next month’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.
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.
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.
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.
Aerosmith Featured in New Pinball Machine
Nine of Aerosmith's hit songs will included in this new arcade-quality machine from Stern Pinball.
Lemmy Kilmister’s Death: One Year Later
Lemmy Kilmister's death set off a powerful wave of remembrance and tribute from colleagues and fans alike. But this loss would reverberate long past the initial shock.