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.
How Pink Floyd Rebounded for ‘The Division Bell’
If the songs often weren’t as narratively strong, the music portrayed a renewed sense of musical camaraderie.
Robert Stigwood, Former Manager of Cream and the Bee Gees, Dies
Robert Stigwood also briefly lured the Who away from Brunswick Records long enough to record the hit "Substitute."
Lemmy’s 30 Most Historic Moments
Sorting through Lemmy's 30 Most Historic Moments, you find plenty of musical highlights – but just as many times when he broke the mold all over again far from the lighted stage
Revisiting John Lennon’s Last Concert Appearance
Dual legends initially grew up around his 1974 appearance with Elton John at Madison Square Garden.
The Day Freddie Mercury Died
Freddie Mercury was the face of Queen's wildly popular mixture of hard rock, pop, cabaret, glam and opera in the '70s, before becoming one the the AIDS virus' most well-known casualties in the '90s.
Hear Robert Plant’s Long-Awaited New Song with Alison Krauss
Robert Plant's first collaboration with Alison Krauss since their blockbuster 2007 album 'Raising Sand' has arrived.
Foreigner’s ‘Hot Blooded’ Given a Dramatic Reading by Stephen Colbert and Allison Janney
When Emmy award-winning actress Allison Janney told Stephen Colbert that she employs dramatic readings of '70s-era pop hits as an acting exercise, he had a quick suggestion.
Eagles’ Don Henley Fires Back at Don Felder: He’s ‘Just Bitter’
Don Henley is telling fans not to believe everything Eagles cohort Don Felder says about their time together.
Are Bon Jovi Mad at Their Record Company?
The title track to Bon Jovi's newly released album 'Burning Bridges' seems to indicate that the band has an issue with Mercury Records.
Watch the New Lyric Video for Bon Jovi’s ‘A Teardrop to the Sea’
Bon Jovi has released a lyric video for 'A Teardrop to the Sea' from the band's 2015 release 'Burning Bridges.'