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 California for ‘Quieter Life’ in Nevada
Rocker is tired of the SoCal lifestyle - and everything that comes with it.
Lemmy’s Ashes Were Placed in Bullets and Given to Friends
Motorhead's frontman went out with a bang.
Ted Nugent Says Being Called N-Word Was the ‘Greatest Compliment’
Rocker recalled a moment from early in his career while declaring his reverence for Black artists.
Ann Wilson Recalls ‘Cruel and Nasty’ Body Shaming
Singer says she "couldn't handle" the constant criticism of her looks during Heart's 1980s height.
The Night Damon Wayans Sabotaged an ‘SNL’ Sketch and Got Fired
Comedian's brief tenure on the show lasted only 12 episodes.
Tony Iommi ‘Not at All Happy’ About Leaked Black Sabbath Demo
Guitarist insists the track was never supposed to see the light of day.
Tony Hendra, ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Actor, Dies at 79
Actor and satirist was best-known for his role as band manager Ian Faith.
Axl Rose Set to Appear in New ‘Scooby-Doo’ Episode
Singer plays cartoon version of himself who helps Scoob and Shaggy solve a mystery.
Top 10 ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Classic Rock Parodies
Nirvana, U2, the Kinks and Joan Jett are some of the many artists who've had their songs parodied.
Tommy Lee Reveals How Motley Crue Smuggled Drugs
They had a couple of different methods, depending on the means of travel.
Will There Be Rock Concerts in 2021?
COVID-19 shut down live music in 2020. Will this year be different?
Underrated Pearl Jam: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The legendary grunge band has an abundance of quality material beyond the beloved hits.