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.
Robert Plant Will Perform at 80th Birthday Concert for Bill Wyman
The Bill Wyman Birthday Gala, set for Oct. 28, is part of a series of London-based BluesFest shows held through Oct. 30.
September 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of September 2016.
Grateful Dead’s Tom Constanten Recovering From Broken Neck
Tom Constanten is the only surviving regular Grateful Dead keyboardist.
Listen to David Lee Roth Update Gerry Rafferty’s ‘Baker Street’
You might remember a snippet of David Lee Roth singing "Baker Street" on the 'No Holds Bar-B-Que' video. Now, you can hear the whole thing.
Pat Benatar’s Life With Neil Giraldo Is Being Turned Into a Broadway Musical
Neil Giraldo was Pat Benatar's lead guitarist as she shot to fame, and they fell in love along the way.
Ozzy Osbourne Sued by ‘Crazy Train’ Co-Writer
Bob Daisley has been tangling with Ozzy Osbourne for some time over royalties and credit.
Watch Sammy Hagar Belt Out ‘I Can’t Drive 55′ With Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney has been a regular guest at Sammy Hagar's birthday bash, and even wrote a chart-topping country hit while hanging out by the former Van Halen frontman's pool.
1972’s Best Rock Albums
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down the most essential rock albums of 1972.
Dee Snider’s Granddaughter Was Born on a Los Angeles Freeway
Dee Snider's newest grandchild apparently couldn't wait to meet the Twisted Sister frontman.
Bon Jovi Confirm Release Date for Lead Single From ‘This House Is Not for Sale’
Jon Bon Jovi says the group took an old-school approach to their 14th album together.