Nick DeRiso is UCR's assistant managing editor. He was named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in the newspaper industry, and previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Neil Young Remembers Happier Times With David Crosby
They'd long been estranged when his former CSNY bandmate died this week.
2023 New Music Releases
Metallica's surprise lockdown-recorded LP and a huge tour get the new year off to a fast start.
Why Robert Plant Can’t Wait So Long For the Next Alison Krauss LP
'Raise the Roof' has earned three Grammy nominations, following 2007's platinum-selling 'Raising Sand.'
Stevie Nicks Just Learned Christine McVie Was Ill Last Weekend
"See you on the other side, my love," she says. "Don't forget me."
Eagles Extend ‘Hotel California’ Tour With Five More Dates
They're playing 1976 LP in its entirety and then returning for another set of greatest hits.
November 2022 New Music Releases
Another Record Store Day brings exciting new releases, but November has lots more to offer.
The Best Song From Every Queen Album
Our deep dive attempts to find the greatest moment on a string of records that are overstuffed with them.
Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76
The singer for both Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship has died of unknown causes at the age of 76.
Pink Floyd Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
The band's solo projects tend to get overlooked when 'The Dark Side of the Moon' stays on the charts for nearly a generation.
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.