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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Hear a Dance Version of Van Halen’s ‘Panama’ by Bird and the Bee
The L.A.-based indie-pop duo are fans, but that doesn't mean they took a faithful approach.
Fans Start Doomed Petition to Name Black Hole After Chris Cornell
The discovery has already been dubbed Powehi, a Hawaiian word that recognizes the island state's role in this scientific breakthrough.
15 Years Ago: Why Guns N’ Roses Tried to Stop Their Own Greatest Hits LP
Compilation reached the Top 5 in the States after topping U.K. charts.
Where Are the Tapes From Black Sabbath’s Jam With Led Zeppelin?
First we have to agree they even exist.
Nikki Sixx Defends Motley Crue’s Use of Backing Tapes
He also revealed they started doing it well before the band's final tour.
Lawyer Has a Secret Weapon in Ongoing Suit Against Led Zeppelin
Francis Malofiy says he's kept something that once belonged to Robert Plant on ice for three years.
Slash, Kirk Hammett and Other Rockers Remember Jim Dunlop
Tributes are pouring in for the founder of the well-known Dunlop Manufacturing gear company.
2019 Classic Rock Super Bowl Commercials
Super Bowl Sunday commercials remain a big draw, no matter which team is playing in the big game.
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Will Skip Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
On the other hand, an Oscar would be cool.
2018’s Biggest Rock Stories
Classic rock's most memorable headlines weren't limited to albums, singles and streams.
Listen to a New Mashup of Led Zeppelin and Greta Van Fleet
Comparisons have dogged the young band from the beginning. Now you can judge for yourself.
Freddie Mercury’s Sexuality Remained a Mystery Even to His Queen Bandmates
Queen never talked much about Freddie Mercury's sexuality, and even less about the disease that killed him.