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 Neil Young Still Has No Plans to Tour
"I can't do it," he admits. "It gives me a sick feeling."
Jimmy Page and Alan Parsons Project Vocalist John Miles Dies at 72
He scored a solo Top 5 U.K. hit with "Music."
35 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Begins Backing Away From the ’80s on ‘August’
Co-producers Phil Collins and Tom Dowd pulled guitar legend in different directions on 1986 LP.
40 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Finally Complete ‘Waiting on a Friend’
They cut the original backing track in 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica, during sessions for 1973's 'Goats Head Soup.'
December 2021 New Music Releases
More awesome releases than usual mark this holiday season.
45 Years Ago: Queen Scale R&B Gospel Heights With ‘Somebody to Love’
No. 2 U.K. smash shared the layered complexity of "Bohemian Rhapsody" – but with a church pew-rattling soulfulness.
Top 10 Post-‘Achtung Baby’ U2 Songs
It's easy to dismiss anything that follows their acknowledged peak, but that doesn't mean there aren't gems to be uncovered.
Hear Unearthed Song Featuring George Harrison and Ringo Starr
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50 Years Ago: Hiding Away Helps Led Zeppelin to Greatness on ‘IV’
Their best studio album is one that was, quite literally, the most lived in.
November 2021 New Music Releases
The Black Friday edition of Record Store Day returns with another round of exclusive goodies for vinyl lovers.