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.
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.
Have Eddie Van Halen’s Health Issues Kept Van Halen Off the Road?
David Lee Roth stoked new conjecture by linking hints of a cancer relapse with his newly confirmed solo shows.
Beatles Announce Expanded 40-Song ‘Abbey Road’ Reissue Box Set
The official announcement arrives 50 years to the day after they walked across the street outside of EMI Studios for the album's cover image.
Ringo Starr Confirms Box Set Reissue of Beatles ‘Abbey Road’
They have already remastered and expanded 1967's 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' and 1968's self-titled 'White Album.'
Why Rush’s First U.S. Show Was a Complete Disaster
They were set to arrive with a very big bang. Then everything went wrong.
About Those Van Halen-Michael Anthony Reunion Rumors …
Who was David Lee Roth talking about when he recently hinted at plans to return to "the original thing" with "somebody famous"?
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.
72 Musicians Who Are Totally Lying About Their Names
Their names are forever etched in our collective musical memory – or are they?
Top 12 Classic Rock Christmas Albums
There's only so much goopy holiday music you can listen to, right?
Bob Dylan Won’t Be Attending Nobel Prize Ceremony
This ends a lengthy period of confusion about Bob Dylan's response to one of writing's most prestigious awards.
Check Out This Heavy Metal Version of Toto’s ‘Africa’
The members of Cleveland-based Affiance came upon this radio staple again not long after a tour through the very same continent.
Is Aerosmith Inching Closer to Touring Without Steven Tyler?
A lengthy period of estrangement has members of Aerosmith pondering a tour without frontman Steven Tyler.