Nick DeRiso is UCR's assistant managing editor, and author of 'Journey: Worlds Apart.' He has been named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association, and Louisiana Sports Writers Association, and previously oversaw a daily newspaper section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Why Robert Plant Can’t Wait So Long For the Next Alison Krauss LP
'Raise the Roof' has earned three Grammy nominations, following 2007's platinum-selling 'Raising Sand.'
Jeff Lynne and ELO Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Time to board that familiar spaceship for a mission deep into their shared discography.
30 Years Ago: Why Bill Wyman Quit the Rolling Stones
"I had 30 great years with them, then a really nice divorce – and, corny as it may sound, we are still family."
Stevie Nicks Just Learned Christine McVie Was Ill Last Weekend
"See you on the other side, my love," she says. "Don't forget me."
55 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s First Era Crash Lands With ‘Apples and Oranges’
The single was supposed to keep their commercial momentum going. Instead, it was a death knell.
How a Record Store Clerk’s Fake Grunge Slang Became Real
Future CEO of Sub Pop Records turned 'The New York Times' into a bunch of lamestains.
35 Years Ago: ‘Less Than Zero’ Soundtrack Confronts Music’s New Landscape
Newer, more aggressive sounds were pushing aside so-called classic rock, and Rick Rubin was standing at the nexus of it all.
50 Years Ago: ‘Talking Book’ Begins Stevie Wonder’s Amazing Run
This would be the first of his eight straight Top 5 hit albums.
Eagles Extend ‘Hotel California’ Tour With Five More Dates
They're playing 1976 LP in its entirety and then returning for another set of greatest hits.
30 Years Ago: Keith Richards Settles Into a Groove on ‘Main Offender’
Touring with his X-Pensive Winos side band impacted the tone and approach of second solo LP.