Corey Irwin is a writer and editor for Ultimate Classic Rock. He’s spent more than 15 years working in radio, including stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to UCR, he has written for Diffuser, Ultimate Prince and Music Connection Magazine
Bon Jovi ‘Never Listened to’ Judas Priest Before Tour Together
Frontman wanted to tour with "pop groups," but his manager had other ideas.
Alex Van Halen Is ‘Not in the Business of Bulls—ting’ Online
Drummer insists only he and Eddie knew the true inner workings of Van Halen.
Jerry Brandt, Founder of New York Nightclub The Ritz, Dead at 82
Legendary music venue was instrumental in breaking bands in the '80s.
25 Times Queen Were Covered by Other Artists
From Metallica and Nine Inch Nails to Foo Fighters and the Flaming Lips, a wide variety of rockers have taken a crack at the legendary band's catalog.
30 Years Ago: Stampede at AC/DC Concert Leaves Three Fans Dead
Tragedy struck when the band's fans rushed the stage on Jan. 18, 1991.
12 Classic Songs Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.
Slain civil rights leader inspired tracks by Queen, U2, Prince and more.
Eddie Van Halen Mural Coming to Hollywood
The artwork will officially be unveiled on the late rocker's birthday, Jan. 26.
How ‘From Dusk ‘Till Dawn’ Went From ‘Unsellable’ to Cult Classic
Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and George Clooney vampire pic mixed scares and laughs.
Why the Blues Brothers Made Their ‘SNL’ Debut in Bee Costumes
John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd delivered their first 'Saturday Night Live' blues performance on Jan. 17, 1976.
No, ‘Mad Max’ is Not Set in 2021
That meme on social media is lying to you.
Hagar, Anthony Say Eddie Van Halen Tribute Concert ‘Will Happen’
Both former Van Halen members are up for the event, whenever the timing is right.
Michael Fonfara, Keyboardist for Lou Reed, Dead at 74
Musician also worked with Foreigner, the Everly Brothers and Canadian blues outfit Downchild.