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.
How R.E.M. Threw Out the Rule Book Then Became Superstars With ‘Out of Time’
Gutsy and creatively free, 'Out of Time' did things other R.E.M. albums hadn't.
How R.E.M. Drew to a Close With ‘Collapse Into Now’
Instead of falling apart amid the usual rock-band squabbles, they left on their own terms.
Why the Coronavirus Is Now Threatening Concerts and Festivals
As worry grows over large gatherings, could COVID-19 lead to cancellation of rock's biggest season?
Soundgarden Claim Songs in Dispute With Chris Cornell’s Widow
Their motion to dismiss was filed Monday in response to a legal action brought against the band in December.
Ivan Kral, Early Blondie Member Who Became Famed Songwriter, Dies
His home movies also formed the basis for 1976's 'The Blank Generation,' a seminal document of the New York City scene.
Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode Celebrate Hall of Fame Inductions
They're joining the Doobie Brothers, T-Rex, Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. in this year's class.
Frank Zappa Hologram World Tour Dates Announced
Shows will include new music from the late rocker, as well as former bandmates.
Heart Reunite for Huge Summer Tour With Joan Jett and Sheryl Crow
They've been on hiatus since 2016, when a family dispute split the band's co-leading sisters.
Top 10 Tracks Sung by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills
He's a perfect foil – and, when the song is just right, a smart choice to take over the mic.
45 Years Ago: Blues Brothers’ Debut Becomes a Labor of Love
At first, some questioned whether John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd meant it or not.