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.
Hear the Foo Fighters’ New Song, ‘The Line’
"The Line" is the Foo Fighters' third preview of 11 total 'Concrete and Gold' songs, following "The Sky Is a Neighborhood" and "Run."
10 Times Houston, Texas Made Indie Rock History
Houston’s connection with early rock and then classic rock is well established, but the city remains an important source of inspiration for alternative and indie bands, too.
Watch the Foo Fighters’ New Video for ‘The Sky Is a Neighborhood’
Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins first debuted this song at the Fillmore in May during the Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert.
Foo Fighters’ New Album Will Feature Paul McCartney – on Drums
Paul McCartney hadn't even heard the song when he arrived.
Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Hung Himself, Medical Examiner Confirms
The circumstances leading up to this tragedy remain unclear.
Jack White Releases Rare Music from White Stripes and Reconteurs Through Vault Series
Every stop in Jack White's career thus far will be represented in the newest Vault package from Third Man Records.
The History of AC/DC and the ‘Night Stalker’ Murders
Richard Ramirez, a transient based in Los Angeles, spent a terrifying portion of 1984 and 1985 slipping into windows and through unlocked doors in California, committing a string of unspeakable crimes under cover of darkness.
UPDATED: Guns N’ Roses (Well, Axl Rose and Slash, Anyway) Reportedly to Reunite for 25 Dat…
The latest Guns N' Roses reunion rumor involves a possible 25-concert tour featuring a stop at Coachella in 2016 – but may be just as interesting for what it doesn't say.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 10 Worst Snubs
Even as we celebrate another class of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, it's difficult not to cast a frustrated glance over to the ones left behind.
Watch the Eagles of Death Metal Join U2 for a Rousing Paris Appearance
The Eagles of Death Metal took the stage today during a U2 concert in Paris, marking an emotional return after the terrorist attacks of Nov. 13.
The Time Alice Cooper and Ann Landers Debated Necrophilia
When a famous advice columnist called Alice Cooper out over his song "Cold Ethyl," he didn't roll over and play dead.
The Day Freddie Mercury Died
Freddie Mercury was the face of Queen's wildly popular mixture of hard rock, pop, cabaret, glam and opera in the '70s, before becoming one the the AIDS virus' most well-known casualties in the '90s.