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.
Chuck Berry Dies at Age 90
Chuck Berry leaves behind a world of music utterly transformed by his presence.
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.
Phil Collins’ Estranged Daughter Lily Pens Open Letter Forgiving Him
Actress and model Lily Collins is reaching out to her father Phil Collins in an effort to heal their sometimes distant relationship.
John Mellencamp Albums Ranked Worst to Best
A pre-fab pop singer turned heartland rocker turned rootsy moralist, John Mellencamp has had almost as many career turns as names.
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.
Butch Trucks Remembered by Allman Brothers Band Alumni, Family and Friends
Among those on hand for the private event were former bandmates Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge and Jaimoe, among others.
March 2017 New Music Releases
We'd specifically like to thank the industry for March 24.
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.'