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.
Eddie Van Halen’s Sold-Out Smithsonian Talk Will Be Streamed
Nobody else is getting into Eddie Van Halen's already sold-out talk about his life, music and career at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. on Feb. 12 -- but that doesn't mean you have to miss it.
Best Albums of 2014
The last 12 months saw some notable names make impressive comebacks, while others remained steady and true.
AC/DC’s Bandmates Say Phil Rudd Has Been Increasingly Erratic
AC/DC bandmates Angus Young and Cliff Williams are speaking out about Phil Rudd, who's been buffeted by charges of out-of-control behavior after his shocking arrest.
Bob Dylan Anounces New ‘Shadows in the Night’ Album
He's also posted what appears to be the cover image from this previously unannounced studio effort.
Win a Trip to See ‘The Beatles Love’ In Las Vegas
Ultimate Classic Rock is giving lucky fans the chance to experience the majesty of 'The Beatles Love' show in Las Vegas with an grand-prize trip courtesy of Cirque du Soleil.
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About AC/DC
For four decades, AC/DC have blasted the rock 'n' roll landscape with towering riffs and a winking innuendo that cuts to the primal heart of the music.
Remember When Joan Rivers Matched Wits With David Lee Roth and Elton John?
With the sad news today that comedy legend Joan Rivers has died, we've decided to take a look back at the first episode of her late-night TV show, when she was visited by not one but two rock legends: David Lee Roth and Elton John.
Paul McCartney’s Theme Song For ‘Destiny’ Video Game Will Be Released As A Single
Paul McCartney will release the theme song for the video game shortly after it hits stores on Sept. 9.
ZZ Top, ‘Waitin’ for the Bus (Live)’ – Exclusive Video Premiere
An exclusive video premiere of 'Waitin' for the Bus' from the new ZZ Top concert recording 'Live at Montreux 2013.'
Watch Crosby, Stills, Nash and Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Young’ Cover Iggy Azalea Smash
Jimmy Fallon once again performs as 'Neil Young' - but this time with help from the singer's famous bandmates.
Phil Collins’ Son Charged With Possession, Dealing Drugs
The younger Collins first appeared on stage with his dad at the age of 12.
Filmmakers Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Gregg Allman Biopic Death
A trio of filmmakers have been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the February 20 death on the set of a troubled Gregg Allman biopic.