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.
How Technology Might Help Live Music Survive COVID-19
Crafty entrepreneurs and forward-thinking inventors are trying to smooth the way for a return to concerts and club shows.
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.
Listen to a Snippet of New Charity Single Featuring Brian May
Ten percent of proceeds from "Get Up" go to MIND, which aims to help those at home with their mental well-being.
The First Time Journey Fired Ross Valory and Steve Smith
Getting let go may have felt a little like deja vu for the band's longtime rhythm section.
How the Guess Who Stumbled Into a No. 1 With ‘American Woman’
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When the Eagles Reluctantly Hit No. 1 With ‘Best of My Love’
Ironically, they struggled mightily while trying to piece together this easy-going song.
Keith Richards Has Finally Stopped Smoking
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Surviving Doors Members to Stage Rare Reunion at Charity Show
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Rush Drummer and Lyricist Neil Peart Dies
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Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Named Best-Selling Vinyl LP of the ’10s
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