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.
August 2019 New Music Releases
Highly anticipated concert recordings from a trio of classic-rock greats top the list.
25 Years Ago: Why Elton John Almost Never Made ‘The Lion King’
The soundtrack became a multi-million-selling, Oscar-winning 1994 triumph, but it wasn't easy.
How James Bond’s ‘Moonraker’ Confirmed an Unlikely Friendship
The Roger Moore era's fourth film attempted to stay relevant in a post-'Star Wars' movie landscape.
How Journey Ended Up With That ‘Cheeseball’ Video for ‘Separate Ways’
For some reason, someone came up on the idea of playing air guitar. And air drums and air bass and air synths.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Rumors Continue to Heat Up
The film, which earned four Oscars last month, has grossed more than $870 million worldwide.
Peter Tork of the Monkees Dies at 77
He was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the tongue in 2009.
Nikki Sixx Defends Motley Crue’s Use of Backing Tapes
He also revealed they started doing it well before the band's final tour.
Watch the Guess Who Perform Their New Single ‘Playin’ on the Radio': Video Premiere
We've got an exclusive sneak peek at some new Guess Who music.
Paul McCartney Announces New LP ‘Egypt Station,’ Releases Two Songs
These are Paul McCartney's first new singles since a pair of collaborations with Kanye West in 2015.
Monkees’ Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith Announce First Duo Tour
It's not an official reunion of the Monkees, but it's close.
Eagles Are Still Adding Concert Dates
Another week, another round of Eagles shows.
Stone Temple Pilots Share New ‘Roll Me Under’ Song and Tour Dates
Stone Temple Pilots have released their second single with new singer Jeff Gutt.