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.
AC/DC Producer George Young, Brother of Malcolm and Angus Young, Dies
George Young produced several of his younger siblings' most successful AC/DC releases.
Tom Petty Never Abandoned His Values, Or His Band, Over a Remarkable Career
Even as Tom Petty's career branched out, the Heartbreakers always remained a touchstone.
Watch Kids Recreate a Van Halen Favorite, Down to the Last Detail
Students from San Juan Capistrano, Calif., have covered "Runnin' With the Devil" at the same studio where Van Halen originally recorded the track.
Knife-Wielding Attacker Injures Two at Dropkick Murphys Concert
An official is now aiming tough questions at the firm LiveNation hired to handle security at the venue.
Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Rocket Queen’ Celebrates One Friendship and Ruins Another: The Story Behin…
Axl Rose dedicated 'Rocket Queen' to one of his early benefactors, then recorded sex with a bandmate's girl friend to complete the track.
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.
Tony Iommi’s Album Project With Brian May Could Still Happen
We got a preview of how this combustible duo would work together when Brian May appeared on Tony Iommi's self-titled 2000 solo album.
17 Rock Stars Who Claimed Rock is Dead
See who has already stuck a fork in this cherished music – and why.
Night Ranger’s Kelly Keagy Takes a Break After Heart Procedure
Night Ranger singer and drummer Kelly Keagy said the surgery was meant to address "a heart abnormality."
Watch as Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Powers New ‘Thor’ Trailer
This is the first trailer for the third installment of Marvel's new Thor franchise, 'Thor: Ragnarok.'
Journey – Without Steve Perry – Take the Stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Steve Perry was there as Journey accepted this big honor, but then left it to Neal Schon to perform with the band's regular working lineup.
Jon Anderson Returns, Geddy Lee Joins Yes at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
There were plenty of questions, in the days before the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, about whether either of them would be on stage with Yes.