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.
2023 New Music Releases
Metallica's surprise lockdown-recorded LP and a huge tour got the new year off to a fast start.
How Pearl Jam, the Eagles of Death Metal, the Who and Others Bounced Back from Concert Tragedies
The headlines surrounding rock's biggest concert tragedies were shocking, unforgettable. The question after each was: What next?
Pearl Jam Close Out 2017’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony – Then Jam
Tonight's after-ceremony jam featured “Rockin' in the Free World” by Neil Young, who was set to introduce Pearl Jam before falling ill.