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.
May 2020 New Music Releases
The month will be dominated by solo records from members and ex-members of Styx, INXS, the Monkees and Yes.
Rolling Stones Surprise With a New Song, ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
Song is the band's first original in eight years.
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.
45 Years Ago: Bad Company Roars Back With ‘Straight Shooter’
There may have been bumps ahead, but for now they remained over the next horizon.
Listen to a Snippet of New Charity Single Featuring Brian May
Ten percent of proceeds from "Get Up" go to MIND, which aims to help those at home with their mental well-being.
45 Years Ago: Journey Jam Out on Their Self-Titled Debut
Band replicated a fiery interplay that defined its early shows. Problem was record buyers weren't on board.
April 2020 New Music Releases
As with so much else in our world right now, the coronavirus had a huge impact on the list.
Who Sang the Most Journey Songs? Lead Vocal Totals
Steve Perry is obviously No. 1. But the runner-up might surprise longtime fans.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Reschedule March Dates as Coronavirus Fears Grow
Last of the Street Survivors farewell tour currently has confirmed shows through August.
Led Zeppelin Wins Latest ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Appeal
The Ninth Circuit reversed their prior opinion after the case was reviewed by the entire bench of judges – rather than a smaller panel.