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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Was Rolling Stones Co-Founder Brian Jones Murdered?
The coroner said he drowned while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, labeling the tragedy as "death by misadventure."
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway’ Trial Has Revealed a Stunning Copyright Issue
The band's return to court over its most famous song might have sweeping implications for federal law.
Restoring Led Zeppelin Images on Facebook Could Take a While
The Best Song From Every Allman Brothers Band Album
There were plenty of success stories after tragedy befell this sibling-led group.
50 Years Ago: Why Two Members of ZZ Top Pretended to Be the Zombies
"It was the '60s, man," Dusty Hill says.
Why Did Jeff Lynne Add ‘Bruce’ to Electric Light Orchestra’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’?
Actually, there was no Bruce.
Jon Bon Jovi Invites Fans to ‘Runaway’ With Him to the Mediterranean
Cruise includes an intimate acoustic storyteller session and a full-band electric set with his solo backing band.
John Lennon’s Copy of Beatles’ ‘Butcher Cover’ Sells for $234K
It's believed to be the only one that features three band member signatures.
The Best Song From Every Steely Dan Album
They became legendary for endless searches for just the right sound, or just the right take. But which track was best?
Creedence Clearwater Revival Have Resolved Long-Standing Issues
Bassist Stu Cook says surviving members are "not sniping at each other anymore."
Why There Probably Won’t Be a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel
Most award-winning blockbuster hit movies are surrounded by this kind of rumor, and Queen's biopic is no different.
Lawyer Has a Secret Weapon in Ongoing Suit Against Led Zeppelin
Francis Malofiy says he's kept something that once belonged to Robert Plant on ice for three years.