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 2022 New Music Releases
New material from a pair of metal titans is joined by a long-delayed remix.
Most Disappointing Albums: More Than 100 Times Rock’s Biggest Bands Let Us Down
They aren't always an artist's worst record.
July 2022 New Music Releases
For some, July will mark the end of a long silence.
Lineups Announced for Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Tribute Shows
Members of Rush, Queen, the Police, Pretenders and others will join Dave Grohl.
Jeff Beck Announces Album-Length Collaboration With Johnny Depp
"This Is a Song for Miss Hedy Lamarr" advances 13-track LP.
June 2022 New Music Releases
Look for a massive new album series and some equally massive reissue packages.
Artists Who Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
As another group marches in, let's pause for a moment to recognize the many artists who've yet to be recognized.
18 Rockers These Bands Tried to Erase
A list of musicians who either toiled in strange obscurity or are now completely ignored by their former groups.
72 Musicians Who Are Totally Lying About Their Names
Their names are forever etched in our collective musical memory – or are they?
April 2022 New Music Releases
Record Store Day is returning to full throttle.