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.
Why the Coronavirus Is Now Threatening Concerts and Festivals
As worry grows over large gatherings, could COVID-19 lead to cancellation of rock's biggest season?
Kirk Hammett Admits Metallica Wasted Their Time Fighting Napster
They sued after discovering a leaked demo of "I Disappear" was circulating on the file-sharing service.
Metallica’s Commemorative ‘S&M2′ Concert to Screen in Theaters
The first show celebrating 1999's symphonic live album sold out so quickly that some fans suspected online bots were involved.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway’ Trial Has Revealed a Stunning Copyright Issue
The band's return to court over its most famous song might have sweeping implications for federal law.
30 Years Ago: How Sean Connery Got Harrison Ford to Return as Indiana Jones
'The Last Crusade' focused on a search for the archeologist's lost father, their lost relationship – and a certain legendary goblet.
2019 Classic Rock Super Bowl Commercials
Super Bowl Sunday commercials remain a big draw, no matter which team is playing in the big game.
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Will Skip Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
On the other hand, an Oscar would be cool.
About Those Van Halen-Michael Anthony Reunion Rumors …
Who was David Lee Roth talking about when he recently hinted at plans to return to "the original thing" with "somebody famous"?
5 Reasons the Cure Should Be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Eligible for induction since 2004, they were a finalist once, in 2012.
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Rest of Final Tour as He Battles Infection
Three California shows had already been postponed, following an initial prognosis.
72 Musicians Who Are Totally Lying About Their Names
Their names are forever etched in our collective musical memory – or are they?
Marilyn Manson Says Scary Concert Mishap Was Like ‘Wrestling a Giant Iron Monster’
Marilyn Manson is opening up about a recent stage accident that crushed his leg, calling it "terrifying."