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.
Alice Cooper Launches Political Career, Remakes ‘Elected’
Do these troubled times demand an even more troubled mind? Alice Cooper seems to think so.
Rolling Stones’ ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ Appears in New PetSmart Commercial
It's not hard to find a cool usage of a Rolling Stones song in a commercial – but this, unfortunately, is simply confusing.
Led Zeppelin Publishing Company Seeks $613,000 in Attorney Fees After Court Victory
To the winner go the spoils – or in this case, Led Zeppelin's legal expenses.
Ginger Baker Is ‘Okay’ After Open-Heart Surgery
Ginger Baker has emerged from surgery following diagnosis of an as-yet-undisclosed "major" heart condition.
How Neil Young’s Stirring Run of ’90s Successes Ended With ‘Broken Arrow’
Unmoored creatively by the death of his long-time producer, Neil Young's '90s-era career resurgence suddenly came apart.
Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Says Farewell Won’t Be Any Time Soon
Joe Perry is pumping the brakes on the talk surrounding a farewell tour for Aerosmith, saying the band is still taking things one step at a time.
Pink Floyd’s Recording Studio Is Being Turned Into Condos
All in all, it's just another apartment complex.
Paul Simon Ponders Retirement: ‘Showbiz Doesn’t Hold Any Interest for Me’
Paul Simon is riding the coattails of a well-received new album, but that doesn't mean certain realities haven't become clear.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Make a Surprise Visit to Lifelong Fan Battling Cancer
Carol Cesario was probably thrilled just to visit the singer’s New Jersey restaurant. But then Jon Bon Jovi himself walked in.
45 Years Ago: Last Known Photos Taken of Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison was captured on film for a final time during a day trip with girlfriend Pamela Courson on June 28, 1971.
Phil Collins Announces New Memoir, ‘Not Dead Yet’
In case you were wondering, a new autobiography reminds everyone that Phil Collins is not dead yet.
Listen to James Hetfield Play on Heart’s New Song, ‘Beautiful Broken’
Here's your chance to check out James Hetfield's collaboration with Heart on the title track for the forthcoming