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.
Tom Petty Hopes to Present Expanded ‘Wildflowers’ on Future Tour
If Tom Petty can finally nail down a long-planned reissue of 'Wildflowers,' he wants to play an expanded version of the 1995 solo project in concert in 2017.
Gene Simmons Opens Up About His Family’s Holocaust History
Gene Simmons is aware of his family's connection to the Holocaust, but only because of his own research.
Paul McCartney Teases Involvement in ‘Classic Rock Coachella’
It appears Paul McCartney has confirmed his participation in a huge mega-concert reportedly slated for later this fall.
The Time Prince Blew Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne and Steve Winwood Off the Stage
George Harrison's posthumous 2004 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame brought out some expected friends and collaborators – but it was fellow inductee Prince who stole the show.
Paul Simon Shut the Door on a Simon and Garfunkel Reunion
Simon and Garfunkel's most recent reunion, back in 2010, looks to be their last.
Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, Roger Waters Among Stars Rumored to Play Huge New Festival
A who's who of classic rock legends could be joining forces for one of most anticipated shared bills in history.
Watch Bob Seger Join Bruce Springsteen Onstage
Bruce Springsteen is known for inviting anonymous audience members on stage during his concerts – but this is one you might recognize
Steve Miller Tears Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame After Induction
"They need to respect the artists they say they're honoring," an angry Steve Miller told reporters, "but they don't."
Guns N’ Roses Reveal Dates, Venues for 2016 U.S. Stadium Tour
On the same day Guns N' Roses announced a surprise warm-up gig at a Los Angeles nightclub, they provided more information on a lengthier string of reunion dates.
Revisiting Pink Floyd’s Last Proper LP, ‘The Division Bell’
The Division Bell wasn't just a return to Pink Floyd's earlier, more free-flowing psych-rock songcraft.
Guns N’ Roses Confirm 20-City U.S. Tour
Guns N' Roses will play an expanded 21-city tour after a previously announced set of six reunion shows, their publicist confirms.
The History of AC/DC and the ‘Night Stalker’ Murders
Richard Ramirez, a transient based in Los Angeles, spent a terrifying portion of 1984 and 1985 committing a string of unspeakable crimes under cover of darkness.