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.
Jeff Beck Announces Album-Length Collaboration With Johnny Depp
"This Is a Song for Miss Hedy Lamarr" advances 13-track LP.
May 2022 New Music Releases
One of the biggest hitmakers of the '80s is back.
Five Reasons Eurythmics Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Their true legacy lies not in the singles, or even the distinctive videos, but in their tireless search for the new.
March 2022 New Music Releases
Guitarists who rose to fame with the Rolling Stones and Tom Petty will make some solo noise this month.
35 Years Ago: How ‘Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now’ Split Starship
On paper, the chart-topping single had all the markings of a career-capping triumph.
40 Years Ago: Why a B-52’s Collaboration With David Byrne Fizzled
Troubled 'Mesopotamia' sessions ultimately yielded only six complete songs.
45 Years Ago: Hall and Oates Notch Their First No. 1 With ‘Rich Girl’
Believe it or not, there was a downside.
50 Years Ago: Self-Titled Linda Ronstadt LP Allows Eagles to Fly
Ironically, it was an abysmal chart failure, stalling at No. 163 on the 'Billboard' pop album chart.
February 2022 New Music Releases
It's a good month to be a Guns N’ Roses fan.
Why Neil Young Still Has No Plans to Tour
"I can't do it," he admits. "It gives me a sick feeling."