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
Gene Simmons Leaving Beverly Hills Due to ‘Unacceptable’ Taxes
After more than 35 years, the Kiss rocker is moving out of the famous Southern California neighborhood.
25 Years Ago: Blind Melon’s Shannon Hoon Dies of an Overdose
Singer emerged from nowhere to become a mainstream success, but he was never able to fully outrun his demons.
How a Rat Played a Role in Carlton Fisk’s Iconic 1975 Homer
Dramatic World Series home run also marked a turning point in baseball broadcasting.
The Day Vince Neil Bit Eddie Van Halen: ‘Good Job, A–holes!’
The Crue's "crazy biting phase" was not well received by their tour mates.
The ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ House Is for Sale for $740,000
Home was used in movie's famous pool scene.
Van Halen Family Will Search 5150 Vaults for Unreleased Songs
Info comes from the band's longtime manager, Irving Azoff.
Alex Van Halen Releases First Comments Since Eddie’s Death
Drummer breaks silence with brief message.
Eddie Van Halen Collaborations: 13 Rare and Forgotten Guest Spots
"Beat It" got the most attention, but he also worked with a diverse array of artists, including Brian May, Roger Waters, Thomas Dolby and LL Cool J.
Hear 19 Diverse Covers of Motley Crue’s ‘Home Sweet Home’
The song has been covered by rock, dance and country artists, while also popping up in TV shows and movies.
How Cleveland’s Balloonfest ‘86 Became a Public Disaster
What started as a charity event turned into a nightmare.
36 Rock Star Moments on ‘Family Guy’
The animated series has welcomed - and mocked - many of rock's biggest stars during its long television run.
50 Years Ago: The Pinto Becomes Ford’s ‘Embarrassment’
The car's failure and Ford's poor response to serious safety concerns are the stuff of infamy.