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.
45 Years Ago: Bob Seger Creeps Closer to a Breakthrough on ‘Beautiful Loser’
He knew all about disappointment, after years of struggling to find a wider audience.
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.
45 Years Ago: Bad Company Roars Back With ‘Straight Shooter’
There may have been bumps ahead, but for now they remained over the next horizon.
Listen to a Snippet of New Charity Single Featuring Brian May
Ten percent of proceeds from "Get Up" go to MIND, which aims to help those at home with their mental well-being.
45 Years Ago: Journey Jam Out on Their Self-Titled Debut
Band replicated a fiery interplay that defined its early shows. Problem was record buyers weren't on board.
Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger Hospitalized With COVID-19
Rep is denying earlier reports spread by a fan page and on Twitter that he is in a medically induced coma.
Who Sang the Most Journey Songs? Lead Vocal Totals
Steve Perry is obviously No. 1. But the runner-up might surprise longtime fans.
35 Years Ago: Phil Collins Takes the 808 Drum Machine Mainstream With a Ballad
Wait, a ballad? By one of rock's most recognizable drummers?
April 2020 New Music Releases
As with so much else in our world right now, the coronavirus had a huge impact on the list.
Nick Mason and Dennis DeYoung Push Back New Album Release Dates
Former Styx singer's label cites growing concerns over the impact of COVID-19.