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.
Bruce Springsteen’s Upcoming Solo Album Won’t Be Anything Like ‘Nebraska’
Bruce Springsteen's next studio project will be a solo album, but it won't follow in the stripped-down acoustic tradition of classics like 1982's 'Nebraska.'
When David Bowie’s Reinvention Derailed on ‘Tin Machine II’
Tin Machine started as a moment of inspiration for David Bowie, something that broke a logjam of late-'80s disappointments – but the band quickly became something else.
Queen Dominate New Scientific Study of History’s Most Addictive Songs
Queen finished with three of the Top 10 earworms of all time, according to researchers at the University of St. Andrews.
Graham Nash Opens Up About Rift With David Crosby, but Won’t Rule Out Reunion
Graham Nash said a series of things led to his recent estrangement from longtime musical partner David Crosby, one that has essentially ended Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Axl Rose and Bob Weir Have Been Reborn as Garbage Pail Kids
They're part of a new series of limited-edition Garbage Pail Kids stickers celebrating the summer music festival season.
Hear Led Zeppelin’s Previously Unreleased Song ‘Sunshine Woman’
Jimmy Page has been frank about this song's poor fidelity. Still, new Zeppelin is new Zeppelin, right?
Richie Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi Are Speaking Again
Jon Bon Jovi and former Bon Jovi bandmate Richie Sambora are apparently ready to patch things up.
Metallica Announce Title and Release Date for New Album, ‘Hardwired …To Self-Destruct’
Metallica's long-awaited follow-up 2008’s 'Death Magnetic' will be a two-disc project, with nearly 80 minutes of new music.
Science Proves Sting Has an Unusual Reaction to Music
A scientific study of Sting's brain found he made surprising musical connections, among them the deeper similarities between an Argentine tango and the Beatles.
Pat Benatar’s Life With Neil Giraldo Is Being Turned Into a Broadway Musical
Neil Giraldo was Pat Benatar's lead guitarist as she shot to fame, and they fell in love along the way.