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.
Yes Update Songwriting Credits After Geoff Downes’ Tape Mix-Up
Mislabeled old work reel inadvertently included music from Curved Air cofounder Francis Monkman.
30 Years Ago: Allman Brothers Band’s ‘Shades of Two Worlds’ Reaches Old Heights
They'd reestablished themselves with 1990's well-received 'Seven Turns,' but something was still missing.
Eric Clapton Sets Only 2021 North American Shows
His touring band will include Paul Carrack of Squeeze and Mike + the Mechanics.
Ron Wood Says He’s Beaten Cancer Again
Rolling Stones guitarist reveals diagnosis of rare form of the disease during lockdown.
Why Van Halen Didn’t Change Band Names When Sammy Hagar Joined
David Lee Roth's replacement eventually helped the group to four consecutive chart-topping albums.
AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Announces New Memoir, ‘The Lives of Brian’
"I've gone from choirboy to rock 'n' roll singer," he says. "And now I've gone and written a bloody book about it."
Toto Move All Tour Dates Forward to 2022
Steve Lukather confirms still-expanding Dogz of Oz dates will dig deeper into the group's catalog.
35 Years Ago: Electric Light Orchestra Blow Apart on ‘Balance of Power’
The dark and downbeat album proved to be perfectly named.
How Neal Schon Made Peace With Jonathan Cain to Revive Journey
If the band was going to survive, it would have to rebuild a relationship that dates back to the "Don't Stop Believin'" era.
Tanya Roberts Confirmed Dead at 65 After False Initial Report
Roberts' death was confirmed following an earlier incorrect report.
40 Years Ago: Eagles’ ‘Seven Bridges Road’ Ends a Winding Path in Top 40
Song actually began life along a lonesome country highway outside Montgomery, Ala.
Doobie Brothers Officially Join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Eligible since 1996, the band enters after its first nomination.