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 the newspaper industry, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Top 10 David Coverdale Songs
He's the quintessential frontman, a big-maned, big-voiced singer with a revolving cast to support his personal vision.
Why There’ll Never Be a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’-Style Bon Jovi Movie
Frontman nixed the idea of a biopic based on his band during his Runaway to Paradise cruise.
Ozzy Osbourne Solo Albums Collected in Huge Vinyl Box
'See You on the Other Side' will include 1986's long-out-of-print 'The Original Sin,' among other goodies.
40 Years Ago: When Pat Benatar Helped Rescue John Cougar’s Career
The erstwhile John Cougar's self-titled third album re-gained momentum after an unlikely assist.
Restoring Led Zeppelin Images on Facebook Could Take a While
50 Years Ago: Why Two Members of ZZ Top Pretended to Be the Zombies
"It was the '60s, man," Dusty Hill says.
Why Did Jeff Lynne Add ‘Bruce’ to Electric Light Orchestra’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’?
Actually, there was no Bruce.
David Lee Roth Crashed a Bachelor Party, but Nobody Knew Him
He discovered someone blasting Van Halen in a nearby hotel room and decided to drop by.
45 Years Ago: Rush’s First U.S. Show Becomes a Complete Disaster
They were set to arrive with a very big bang. Then everything went wrong.
7 Things to Look for on the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast
Several legends were honored through stirring speeches, fun collaborations and raucous onstage performances.