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.
40 Years Ago: Why a Forgotten Debut Album Didn’t Doom Eurythmics
'In the Garden' didn't chart anywhere, and its best-selling single couldn't get past No. 63.
Underrated George Harrison: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
Really, they all were.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Presence': A Track-by-Track Guide
Seven hard-blues songs made up the band's cathartic seventh album.
How the Eagles Finally Pieced Together ‘Heartache Tonight’
They topped the charts for a final time with this jigsaw puzzle of a song.
10 Best Eagles Songs Not Sung by Glenn Frey and Don Henley
The group always featured other voices, even if the balance of power eventually shifted.
August 2020 New Music Releases
First of three COVID-inspired reformulations of Record Store Day highlights this month's list.
Could Quarantine Lead to a Flood of New Classic Rock Albums?
It's not all bad news.
Which Songs Have Eagles Played Most in Concert?
Pre-breakup music continues to define their concerts, but solo contributions are moving up the list.
Geddy Lee Says Neil Peart Hasn’t Retired
A day after Neil Peart seemed to confirm that he was walking away from music, Rush bandmate Geddy Lee is clearing things up.
Watch the Eagles of Death Metal Join U2 for a Rousing Paris Appearance
The Eagles of Death Metal took the stage today during a U2 concert in Paris, marking an emotional return after the terrorist attacks of Nov. 13.
Bob Dylan to Release ‘The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12′
The next installment of the Bob Dylan's heralded Bootleg Series will focus on the development of his electric sound in two crucial years during the '60s.
Free Bassist Andy Fraser Dies at 62
Andy Fraser, bassist with Free and co-composer of the classic "All Right Now," has died at 62.