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.
The Long Journey Queen’s ‘Brighton Rock’ Took to the ‘Baby Driver’ Soundtrack
Queen's "Brighton Rock" grew out of a lengthy period of experimentation by guitarist Brian May.
Tony Iommi’s Album Project With Brian May Could Still Happen
We got a preview of how this combustible duo would work together when Brian May appeared on Tony Iommi's self-titled 2000 solo album.
Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Is Selling Gear From Throughout His Career
A new Reverb.com shop will feature more than 200 historic items used in the studio and on tour.
Chris Cornell Will Appear on an Upcoming Johnny Cash Album
Johnny Cash's son, John Carter Cash, invited Chris Cornell to participate before his death back in May.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Are Trying to Stop Former Drummer’s Unauthorized Biopic
Artimus Pyle, who was with Lynyrd Skynyrd during their best-known period, announced plans for the film last year.
Nikki Sixx and Wendy Dio Mock Gene Simmons’ Attempt to Trademark Devil-Horn Gesture
Gene Simmons has a fight on his hands after attempting to trademark the devil-horn gesture.
Gene Simmons Wants to Trademark His Horn-Hands Gesture
Of course, a variety of other rockers have made hand signals that were similar, or even apparently exactly the same.
Derek Trucks Remembers Heartbreaking Final Visits With Gregg Allman
Until a visit about three weeks before he died, Derek Trucks figured Gregg Allman would beat his cancer.
Phil Collins Postpones Concerts After Late-Night Fall
Phil Collins' management is blaming the spill on a condition called "foot drop," which impacts a victim's ability to lift the front part of the foot.
The Sad and Protracted End of Beatles and Rolling Stones Sideman Billy Preston
Known for his big smile and his even bigger afro, Billy Preston died in an avalanche of health, legal and financial problems.