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.
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
They sued after discovering a leaked demo of "I Disappear" was circulating on the file-sharing service.
Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode Celebrate Hall of Fame Inductions
They're joining the Doobie Brothers, T-Rex, Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. in this year's class.
Chris Cornell’s Widow Is Suing Soundgarden
The dispute apparently traces back to seven unreleased songs.
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.
The Black Keys Announce Back-to-Basics Ninth Album ‘Let’s Rock’
In the years since 2014's 'Turn Blue,' Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach have remained very busy – just not with one another.
How a Smart Soundtrack Made ‘Reality Bites’ a Classic Gen X Rom-Com
Ben Stiller's directorial debut wasn't the first slacker movie, or maybe even the best one.