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 Is the Resurgence of Vinyl Impacting Our Environment?
After more than a decade of phenomenal growth in vinyl sales, the question of sustainability remains.
How the 2019 Grammy Awards Basically Ignored Rock and Metal
It certainly wasn't rock music's biggest night.
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Will Skip Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
On the other hand, an Oscar would be cool.
5 Reasons the Cure Should Be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Eligible for induction since 2004, they were a finalist once, in 2012.
Listen to a New Mashup of Led Zeppelin and Greta Van Fleet
Comparisons have dogged the young band from the beginning. Now you can judge for yourself.
Hear the Foo Fighters’ New Song, ‘The Line’
"The Line" is the Foo Fighters' third preview of 11 total 'Concrete and Gold' songs, following "The Sky Is a Neighborhood" and "Run."
10 Times Houston, Texas Made Indie Rock History
Houston’s connection with early rock and then classic rock is well established, but the city remains an important source of inspiration for alternative and indie bands, too.
Watch the Foo Fighters’ New Video for ‘The Sky Is a Neighborhood’
Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins first debuted this song at the Fillmore in May during the Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert.
Foo Fighters’ New Album Will Feature Paul McCartney – on Drums
Paul McCartney hadn't even heard the song when he arrived.
Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Hung Himself, Medical Examiner Confirms
The circumstances leading up to this tragedy remain unclear.
Jack White Releases Rare Music from White Stripes and Reconteurs Through Vault Series
Every stop in Jack White's career thus far will be represented in the newest Vault package from Third Man Records.
The History of AC/DC and the ‘Night Stalker’ Murders
Richard Ramirez spent a portion of 1984 and '85 committing a string of unspeakable crimes under cover of darkness.