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.
Top 5 Classic Rock Albums of 2017
Here's a look at the best classic rock albums released in 2017.
Watch Judas Priest’s New Video for ‘Lightning Strike’
Judas Priest have released the full video for "Lightning Strike," the lead single from their upcoming album 'Firepower.'
Beatles Promoter Tony Calder Dies at 74
Tony Calder helped the Beatles to their first hit before signing Black Sabbath and Fleetwood Mac to label deals.
Paul McCartney ‘Putting the Finishing Touches’ on New Album
Paul McCartney's long-awaited follow up to 2013's 'New' is apparently nearing completion.
Slash Purchases New $6.25 Million Encino Home
Slash new .72-acre corner lot is completely walled and gated, to keep pesky fans like you out.
Watch Whitesnake’s Live Video Update of ‘Burn’ by Deep Purple
"Burn" is part of the forthcoming Whitesnake release 'The Purple Tour: Live,' recorded during dates in support of the Deep Purple-focused 'Purple Album' in 2015.
Rockers With Hidden Talents
The principal talent of your average world-famous rocker is often plainly obvious. That's how they end up, you know, world famous.
29 Great Classic Rock Christmas Memories
Rock stars celebrate Christmas in their own rock star ways.
All-Star Elton John Grammy Salute Concert Set for January
Elton John's career in music will be celebrated by a slew of artists at a special concert called "I'm Still Standing: A Grammy Salute."
How Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Got a Teacher Fired
She's the teacher every kid wanted, but in the end found herself out of a job.