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.
The John Lennon Song That Healed the Beatles After ‘Let It Be’
Without it, the group might never have rebounded from crushing disappointment to complete 'Abbey Road.'
Which Songs Have Eagles Played Most in Concert?
Pre-breakup music continues to define their concerts, but solo contributions are moving up the list.
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.
45 Years Ago: Bob Seger Creeps Closer to a Breakthrough on ‘Beautiful Loser’
He knew all about disappointment, after years of struggling to find a wider audience.
Why the Black Crowes Don’t Want to Record a New Album Yet
Their planned reunion tour is set to begin in June, unless the novel coronavirus pandemic postpones things.
How Soon Should Concerts Return, and Will They Ever Be the Same?
Is live music going to return as normal later this year – or are we in the middle of a historic COVID-19-based shift?
Tommy Lee Insists Motley Crue Reunion Dates Are ‘Still a Go’
The Stadium Tour, which also features Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett, is slated to kick off on June 18.
35 Years Ago: Phil Collins Takes the 808 Drum Machine Mainstream With a Ballad
Wait, a ballad? By one of rock's most recognizable drummers?
45 Years Ago: Why Eric Clapton Lost Momentum on ‘There’s One in Every Crowd’
Follow-up to '461 Ocean Boulevard' couldn't match its predecessor's gold-selling, chart-topping success.
Dave Grohl Says Canceling Foo Fighters Shows Was an Easy Decision
"Playing a gig with a sock full of broken bones is one thing ... "