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.
September 2021 New Music Releases
There have been periods during the pandemic with little or no new music. This is not one of those months.
The Most Underrated Song From Each Glenn Frey and Don Henley LP
Unlike solo output from other ex-members of huge bands, they didn't typically resort to wan attempts at recapturing former glories.
Little Richard, Rock Pioneer, Dies at 87
Hits like "Tutti Frutti," "Long Tall Sally" and "Good Golly Miss Molly" were influential to many, especially the Beatles.
David Lee Roth Crashed a Bachelor Party, but Nobody Knew Him
He discovered someone blasting Van Halen in a nearby hotel room and decided to drop by.
Bruce Springsteen Announces New Solo Album ‘Western Stars’
This is his first new music since 'High Hopes' and the EP 'American Beauty' capped a period of renewed studio activity back in 2014.
Creedence Clearwater Revival Have Resolved Long-Standing Issues
Bassist Stu Cook says surviving members are "not sniping at each other anymore."
Why There Probably Won’t Be a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel
Most award-winning blockbuster hit movies are surrounded by this kind of rumor, and Queen's biopic is no different.
Watch Taron Egerton Sing as Elton John in New ‘Rocketman’ Clip
It's clear the actor can pull off the look, but what about the vocals?
New Peter Jackson-Helmed Beatles Doc Will Feature Hours of Unseen Footage
Material was recorded 50 years ago as the group worked on a project eventually titled 'Let It Be.'
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Has Died
She was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Def Leppard and Journey Confirm 2018 Tour Together
Def Leppard and Journey have confirmed one of rock's worst-kept recent secrets.
Eric Clapton Says He’s ‘Going Deaf’
Eric Clapton is facing health issues beyond the chronic nerve problems that have affected his back and hands.