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.
20 Years Ago: Radiohead Completely Deconstruct Rock With ‘Kid A’
Gone were the conventional verse-chorus-bridge structures of their earliest successes.
Soundgarden Take Back Benefit-Theft Claims Against Vicky Cornell
It's unclear why they dropped counterclaim, though her attorney had threatened to file for sanctions.
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.
Dave Grohl Says Canceling Foo Fighters Shows Was an Easy Decision
"Playing a gig with a sock full of broken bones is one thing ... "
Kirk Hammett Admits Metallica Wasted Their Time Fighting Napster
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Chris Cornell’s Widow Is Suing Soundgarden
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Art Neville, Early Funk Pioneer, Dies at 81
Co-founder of the Meters and then the Neville Brothers had several notable rock connections.
30 Years Ago: How Sean Connery Got Harrison Ford to Return as Indiana Jones
'The Last Crusade' focused on a search for the archeologist's lost father, their lost relationship – and a certain legendary goblet.
7 Things to Look for on the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast
Several legends were honored through stirring speeches, fun collaborations and raucous onstage performances.