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.
June 2020 New Music Releases
The music industry, like the wider global economy, is starting up again.
Which Classic Rock Band Has Had the Most Total Members?
Unless you're ZZ Top or U2, bandmates tend to come and go.
Chris Robinson Pleas for Quiet at Black Crowes Acoustic Concert
"If you could just shut the f--- up a little bit."
March 2020 New Music Releases
The list sort of cruises along until the very end of the month, when a huge slate of albums arrives.
‘Brothers of a Feather’ Acoustic Shows Preview Black Crowes Tour
Chris and Rich Robinson will play a string of intimate dates together before reuniting the band.
Def Leppard Unveil Five-Disc ‘Early Years’ Box Set
Preview the never-released Nick Tauber-produced version of 1979's "Rock Brigade."
James Taylor Announces New Album, Tour With Jackson Browne
He also released a new song, "Teach Me Tonight."
Kirk Hammett Admits Metallica Wasted Their Time Fighting Napster
They sued after discovering a leaked demo of "I Disappear" was circulating on the file-sharing service.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Invites Styx Over For Four-Day Simple Man Jam
The Simple Man Cruise is morphing into a land-based musical festival.
Doobie Brothers Give Fans Credit for Belated Hall of Fame Nod
Frontman Tom Johnston says he "can't imagine a better start to our 50th year."