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 Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson Cover the Beatles’ ‘Helter Skelter’
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Even your favorite rock god makes a mistake every now and again. Some of these mishaps even make it onto proper albums
72 Musicians Who Are Totally Lying About Their Names
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Gary Clark Jr. Honors Chuck Berry and Fats Domino at the Grammys
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Chris Robinson Will Return to Black Crowes Songs on New Tour
Chris Robinson's immediate post-Black Crowes career, perhaps understandably, focused on newer music.
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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Announces First Solo Album Since 2009
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Check Out Gary Clark Jr.’s Amped-Up Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Come Together’
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November and December 2017 New Music Releases
Christmas is coming early, music lovers.
Knife-Wielding Attacker Injures Two at Dropkick Murphys Concert
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