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 COVID-19 Suddenly Halted Music, and What May Be Next
At first, the threat actually ran parallel to business as usual.
Top 10 Beatles Songs Without John Lennon
The '90s-era 'Anthology' sessions weren't the first time they recorded without him. More like the 20th.
45 Years Ago: How Eagles Turned a Corner With ‘One of These Nights’
Chaffing at their country-rock roots, they regrouped to construct a "nasty track with pretty vocals."
June 2020 New Music Releases
The music industry, like the wider global economy, is starting up again.
45 Years Ago: Why Wings Struggled With ‘Listen to What the Man Said’
Sessions for the smash single were actually a painstaking drag.
Which Songs Have Eagles Played Most in Concert?
Pre-breakup music continues to define their concerts, but solo contributions are moving up the list.
Little Richard, Rock Pioneer, Dies at 87
Hits like "Tutti Frutti," "Long Tall Sally" and "Good Golly Miss Molly" were influential to many, especially the Beatles.
Listen to Joe Grushecky Jam With Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson: Exclusive Premiere
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Kraftwerk Co-Founder Florian Schneider Dies of Cancer at 73
He helped create nervy songs that sounded decades before their time.
Which Classic Rock Band Has Had the Most Total Members?
Unless you're ZZ Top or U2, bandmates tend to come and go.
Motley Crue Still Haven’t Decided Whether to Postpone Reunion
"Our goal," they said in a new statement, "is to have an official update to everyone by June 1."
How Technology Might Help Live Music Survive COVID-19
Crafty entrepreneurs and forward-thinking inventors are trying to smooth the way for a return to concerts and club shows.