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.
Eric Clapton Says He’s ‘Going Deaf’
Eric Clapton is facing health issues beyond the chronic nerve problems that have affected his back and hands.
Joe Perry Explains Why Steven Tyler Hated ‘This Is Spinal Tap’
Like many musicians, Joe Perry connected right away with This Is Spinal Tap, but his Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler had a much different reaction.
March 2017 New Music Releases
We'd specifically like to thank the industry for March 24.
Anthrax Cover Kansas for New Expanded Vinyl Reissue of ‘For All Kings’
Anthrax's latest cool classic rock cover is "Carry On Wayward Son" from Kansas.
Chickenfoot Add New Song and Live Tracks to Best-Of Collection
"Divine Termination" is the first new song in five years from Chickenfoot.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band to Perform for President-Elect Donald Trump
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Updated: Lou Gramm Says He Has ‘Not Been Asked’ to Join Foreigner’s Summer Tour
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Deep Purple Accuse Accountant of Stealing Nearly $5 Million
So far, only about $590,000 has been recovered.
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There's only so much goopy holiday music you can listen to, right? That's where this list of Top 10 classic rock Christmas albums comes in.
Tour of the Year: 2016 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
You decide who wins Tour of the Year honors in the 2015 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards.