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.
72 Musicians Who Are Totally Lying About Their Names
Their names are forever etched in our collective musical memory – or are they?
13 Bands With No Original Members
As we see in this list of bands with no original members, not everybody can be U2.
Five Reasons Eurythmics Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Their true legacy lies not in the singles, or even the distinctive videos, but in their tireless search for the new.
David Gilmour and Roger Waters Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
LPs provided lasting insights into the parts of the past that they still wanted to carry forward.
50 Years Ago: ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Makes Its Violent Debut
The film was banned in several countries, and even sparked death threats against director Stanley Kubrick.
Monkees Co-Founder Michael Nesmith Dead at 78
He emerged from their pre-fab beginnings to become a musical pioneer in his own right.
November 2021 New Music Releases
The Black Friday edition of Record Store Day returns with another round of exclusive goodies for vinyl lovers.
October 2021 New Music Releases
The month boasts five Fridays, making for an overstuffed slate of notable rock releases.
Hear Eric Clapton’s Latest Protest Song, ‘This Has Gotta Stop’
He's still frustrated, but new single moves beyond recent lockdown-related complaints.
Doobie Brothers Albums Ranked Worst to Best
They remain an intriguing dichotomy of a band.
How Chuck Berry Overcame Royalty Ripoffs and Racists: Exclusive Clip
Watch a preview of upcoming episode of PBS' 'In Their Own Words' focusing on the rock pioneer.
Hear Yes’ First New Song Without Chris Squire, ‘The Ice Bridge’
Climate change-themed track will kick off their upcoming album 'The Quest.'