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.
Beyonce Samples Led Zeppelin on New Album
The credits on Beyonce's just-released sixth album 'Lemonade' read like a who's who of current stars. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find none other than Led Zeppelin.
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Roger Daltrey Slams AC/DC’s ‘Karaoke’ Tour Without Brian Johnson
Count Roger Daltrey among those who don't think AC/DC should go on without Brian Johnson.
ZZ Top Reschedules More Dates After Dusty Hill’s Injury
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Joe Walsh Pulls Out of Republican National Convention Concert, Says He Was Misled
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Paul Simon Shut the Door on a Simon and Garfunkel Reunion
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Paul McCartney Quietly Issued a Remix to a ‘Band on the Run’ Deep Cut
Paul McCartney apparently released a very limited edition 12-inch remix of the final song from 'Band on the Run,' with no fanfare.
Bob Dylan Releases New Single and Track Listing for ‘Fallen Angels’
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Hear a Snippet From Heart’s Forthcoming Studio Album
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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Weighs in on AC/DC and Motorhead
Scott Ian, like most fans, never wants to see his musical heroes slow down, but that's just what's happened with AC/DC and Motorhead.