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.
ZZ Top Cancel Tonight’s Show in Wake of Dusty Hill’s Death
Longtime guitar tech has been filling in on tour with Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard.
Yes Update Songwriting Credits After Geoff Downes’ Tape Mix-Up
Mislabeled old work reel inadvertently included music from Curved Air cofounder Francis Monkman.
35 Years Ago: Van Halen Leave Planet Earth on ‘Love Walks In’
This wasn't Sammy Hagar's first song about aliens, but it was by far the biggest.
Hear Yes’ First New Song Without Chris Squire, ‘The Ice Bridge’
Climate change-themed track will kick off their upcoming album 'The Quest.'
The Most Underrated Song on Each LP by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
On more than one occasion, the Rolling Stones were strengthened by the duo's time away.
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.
July 2021 New Music Releases
Record Store Day's second RSD Drops event of the year highlights the list.
Listen to the Killers’ ‘Cathartic’ Bruce Springsteen Duet ‘Dustland’
They sing on a shared remake of "A Dustland Fairytale" from the band's 2008 album 'Day and Age.'
How Worry Over Losing Girlfriend Impacted ‘Who Sell Out’ Sessions
Pete Townshend says Roger Daltrey was concerned about Jimi Hendrix's interest in his future wife.
June 2021 New Music Releases
There's very good news for fans of Styx – and the latest installment of RSD Drops, with a slew of exclusive and limited-edition finds.