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.
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.
Ozzy Osbourne Sued by ‘Crazy Train’ Co-Writer
Bob Daisley has been tangling with Ozzy Osbourne for some time over royalties and credit.
Axl Rose Laughs Off Onstage Mishap at Guns N’ Roses Show
"Stop," Axl Rose said, during a performance of "November Rain" in Houston. "What the f--- was that?"
Ronnie James Dio Returns to the Stage as a Hologram
Ronnie James Dio even offered his signature devil-horns hand signal at the 2016 Wacken Open Air Festival.
Slash Has Recorded a New Version of Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’
Slash updated the 1972 hit in honor of a stuntman's attempt to complete Evel Knievel's jump across Idaho's Snake River Canyon.
How Journey Tweaked Their Lineup and Went Supernova With ‘Escape’
Journey thought they were on the verge of something big in 1980. And they were – but only after a period of sudden adversity.
Hear Led Zeppelin’s Unreleased BBC Version of ‘Communication Breakdown’
Check out Led Zeppelin's 1971 take on "Communication Breakdown," one of eight previously unreleased songs on the upcoming expanded 'Complete BBC Sessions.'
Joe Walsh Isn’t Voting for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump
Joe Walsh thinks too much emphasis has been placed on presidential politics. In fact, he's far more focused on local races.
Joe Perry’s Collapse Reportedly Blamed on ‘Dehydration and Exhaustion’
Joe Perry was hospitalized after falling ill during a Hollywood Vampires concert, even as rumors of a cardiac event spread.