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.
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?
How Peter Gabriel Began a Journey Toward Success With ‘Security’
The former Genesis frontman's long-awaited fourth self-titled solo album began with the rhythm.
Queen Are Considering Recording New Music With Adam Lambert
Roger Taylor says it's "quite possible" Queen will record new songs with singer Adam Lambert in the future.
Listen to Foo Fighters Cover Rush’s ‘2112 Overture’
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson are giving Rush fans a sneak preview of bonus content from the upcoming 40th anniversary '2112' box set.
Rockers With Presidents
A look back at those times when rock and the presidency intersected.
Metallica’s ‘Hardwired … to Self-Destruct': 10 Things You Need to Know
Metallica's long-awaited new studio album, 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct,' arrives in November. Here's what you need to know.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 Nominees to be Revealed This Week
Pearl Jam and PJ Harvey are among the newly eligible acts who might hear their names called as the Class of 2017 nominees are announced this week.
Sixx:A.M. Release Video for ‘We Will Not Go Quietly,’ First Single From ‘Prayers for the Blessed Vol. 2′
"We Will Not Go Quietly" advances the second album released this year from Nikki Sixx‘s busy band, following the retirement of Motley Crue.
November 2016 New Music Releases
Ultimate Classic Rock takes a look at the best classic rock new music releases for the month of November 2016.
Sammy Hagar Says U.S. Has ‘Never Had Two Less Likable Candidates’
While Sammy Hagar finds both presidential hopefuls lacking, he says their candidacy will bring about something important in the U.S.
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.
Metallica Will Stream Their Pre-Super Bowl Concert for Free
Like most people, you probably don't have tickets to Metallica's sold-out pre-Super Bowl concert in San Francisco. But, never fear, there's still a way to watch.