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.
Which Songs Have Eagles Played Most in Concert?
Pre-breakup music continues to define their concerts, but solo contributions are moving up the list.
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."
45 Years Ago: Bob Seger Creeps Closer to a Breakthrough on ‘Beautiful Loser’
He knew all about disappointment, after years of struggling to find a wider audience.
Rolling Stones Surprise With a New Song, ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
Song is the band's first original in eight years.
Why the Black Crowes Don’t Want to Record a New Album Yet
Their planned reunion tour is set to begin in June, unless the novel coronavirus pandemic postpones things.
45 Years Ago: Bad Company Roars Back With ‘Straight Shooter’
There may have been bumps ahead, but for now they remained over the next horizon.
Ross Valory Countersues Bandmates as Journey Split Widens
He's asking a judge to decide who has the right to move forward under the band name.
How Soon Should Concerts Return, and Will They Ever Be the Same?
Is live music going to return as normal later this year – or are we in the middle of a historic COVID-19-based shift?
Tommy Lee Insists Motley Crue Reunion Dates Are ‘Still a Go’
The Stadium Tour, which also features Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett, is slated to kick off on June 18.
John Prine Dies at 73 After Coronavirus Battle
Beloved singer-songwriter dies after a battle with the coronavirus.
April 2020 New Music Releases
As with so much else in our world right now, the coronavirus had a huge impact on the list.