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.
24 Potential Collaborators for Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson
Who's to say that they would stick with the tried-and-true trio format Rush has utilized since 1968?
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.
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.
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It wasn't Bob Dylan's first name change – or the last.
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Axl Rose dedicated 'Rocket Queen' to one of his early benefactors, then recorded sex with a bandmate's girl friend to complete the track.
Rock Legends Who Never Had a No. 1 Single
It's all the more surprising when you consider the success so many of them had by any other measure.
Guns N’ Roses Celebrate Cheap Booze on ‘Nightrain': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for D…
"Nightrain" found Guns N' Roses celebrating their rotgut wine of choice as a hustling, unsigned, flat-broke garage band.
Are Steven Tyler and Caitlyn Jenner Redoing Aerosmith’s ‘Dude Looks Like a Lady’?
The 67-year-old reality star calls Aerosmith's No. 14 hit "one of my favorite songs."
The History of Guns N’ Roses’ Controversy-Courting ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Cover
Guns N’ Roses‘ breakthrough with 'Appetite for Destruction' took longer than expected, partially because a string of retailers refused to carry the album.
Listen to Neil Young’s New Song With Promise of the Real, ‘Children of Destiny’
Promise of the Real have been working with Neil Young since 2015's 'The Monsanto Years.'