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.'
35 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Softens Stance With ‘On the Turning Away’
Hit single displayed an ardent optimism that Roger Waters had struggled to inhabit.
Jeff Lynne and ELO Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Time to board that familiar spaceship for a mission deep into their shared discography.
30 Years Ago: Why Bill Wyman Quit the Rolling Stones
"I had 30 great years with them, then a really nice divorce – and, corny as it may sound, we are still family."
Stevie Nicks Just Learned Christine McVie Was Ill Last Weekend
"See you on the other side, my love," she says. "Don't forget me."
20 Years Ago: Concert for George Bids an Emotional Goodbye
Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Jeff Lynne and Ringo Starr topped bill of family and friends.
55 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s First Era Crash Lands With ‘Apples and Oranges’
The single was supposed to keep their commercial momentum going. Instead, it was a death knell.
30 Years Ago: Record Store Clerk’s Fake Grunge Slang Becomes Real
Future CEO of Sub Pop Records turned 'The New York Times' into a bunch of lamestains.
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.
Joni Mitchell Set to Perform First Full Concert in Decades
Comeback show with friend and collaborator Brandi Carlile is scheduled for next June.