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.
Which Hall of Fame Bands Hated Each Other the Most?
These bandmates totally hate each other. And some fancy statue isn't going to change that.
72 Musicians Who Are Totally Lying About Their Names
Their names are forever etched in our collective musical memory – or are they?
Why Judas Priest Named Their New Album ‘Firepower': Exclusive Video Interview
Judas Priest singer Rob Halford and drummer Scott Travis joined UCR for an exclusive interview about their upcoming album 'Firepower.'
John Fogerty and ZZ Top Pair Up for Blues and Bayous Tour
John Fogerty and ZZ Top have announced a series of joint spring dates.
Styx, Joan Jett and Tesla Join Together for U.S. Summer Tour
Styx and Joan Jett will hit the road as co-headliners beginning on May 30.
Elton John Adds More Dates to Sprawling Final Tour
Elton John has announced more shows as his three-year-long farewell tour continues to grow.
Sting Does ‘Subway Karaoke,’ Sings With Shaggy at Grammys
Sting recently announced an album project with Shaggy, a little more than a year after releasing '57th & 9th.'
U2’s Bono and the Edge Open the Grammys With Kendrick Lamar
U2's Bono and the Edge took the stage with Kendrick Lamar to begin tonight's Grammy Awards telecast.
Elton John Retiring From Road After ‘Farewell’ Tour
Elton John will mount a three-year farewell tour, then leave the road forever.
Def Leppard and Journey Confirm 2018 Tour Together
Def Leppard and Journey have confirmed one of rock's worst-kept recent secrets.
‘Concert for George’ Reissued to Honor George Harrison’s Birthday
The star-packed 'Concert for George' will be reissued -- and broadly expanded – in time to commemorate the 75th anniversary of George Harrison's birth.
Queen Will Receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
Queen already has two recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame.