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.
Megadeth’s Grammy Victory Was Accompanied By … A Metallica Song?
This was not the soundtrack former Metallica member Dave Mustaine probably wanted for Megadeth's first-ever Grammy.
Metallica Announce 2017 North America ‘Worldwired’ Tour Dates
Metallica will head out for 25-date tour of the United States and Canada this May in support of their well-received new album 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct.'
Sammy Hagar and Mick Fleetwood Set to Speak at SXSW
Mick Fleetwood is launching a limited-edition new memoir that covers Fleetwood Mac's formative years.
Dave Davies Announces New Album, Releases Song and Plans U.S. Tour
We're getting new music from the Davies family – but its not a Kinks reunion.
Metallica Will Be Joined by Lady Gaga at the Grammys
Metallica appear with Lady Gaga three years after their surprising turn at the Grammys with a classical pianist.
Cheap Trick Confirm Work on a New Studio Album
Cheap Trick took seven years between 'The Latest' and 2016's 'Bang, Zoom, Crazy ... Hello,' their longest stretch between studio efforts ever.
Top 10 John Wetton Songs
John Wetton's musical legacy extended far past his familiar work with Asia.
Seven Bands That Should Perform at Super Bowl 51 Instead of Lady Gaga
It's hard to recall sometimes, but at one point classic rock artists were the norm during halftime at the Super Bowl.
Most Disappointing Albums: More Than 100 Times Rock’s Biggest Bands Let Us Down
A disappointing album, as our list shows, isn't always a group's worst studio effort.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Are Planning a Lengthy Farewell: Exclusive Interview
joe Perry admits that he shares bandmate Brad Whitford's uncertainty about how things will actually conclude with Aerosmith.