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.
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.
30 Years Ago: Don Henley’s ‘New York Minute’ Offers a Candid Look at Fate
At first, it seemed destined to remain the tucked-away last song on Side One of 'The End of the Innocence.'
Underrated Eagles: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The BBC once reported that "Hotel California" airs on U.S. radio every 11 minutes. So, let's dig deeper.
Spencer Davis Dies of Pneumonia at 81
His eponymous group provided a springboard for Steve Winwood's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame career.
Listen to Cheap Trick Cover David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’
Band again turns to history for inspiration.