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
The Unlikely Origin of ‘Saturday Night Live”s ‘Hans and Franz’
The characters may have been from Austria, but their creation can be traced to Des Moines.
Listen to Blink-182’s New Single ‘Edging’
It's their first song with Tom DeLonge in nearly a decade.
Why Iron Maiden Just Changed the ‘Number of the Beast’ Track List
Bassist Steve Harris insists the change makes the album stronger.
Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in Los Angeles: Photo Gallery
Sights from the all-star celebration, honoring the late Foo Fighters drummer.
Mammoth WVH Announce 2023 Tour With Alter Bridge
Wolfgang Van Halen-fronted group continue to add to their busy schedule.
Hear Motley Crue on ‘The Retaliators’ Theme Song ’21 Bullets’
Song was penned by Nikki Sixx and features the Crue alongside Asking Alexandria, Ice Nine Kills and From Ashes to New.
15 Years Ago: ‘Rock of Love’ Makes Bret Michaels a Reality Star
Series was a hit for VH1 and brought the Poison frontman to a new generation of fans.
Yippee-Ki-Yay: Every Actor Who Passed on Starring in ‘Die Hard’
The 1988 action film made Bruce Willis a star, but he was far from the first choice.
Josh Klinghoffer’s Friendship With John Frusciante ‘Non-Existent’
Musicians were formerly close, until Klinghoffer replaced Frusciante in the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
How Foo Fighters Became a Band on ‘The Colour and the Shape’
Lineup changes and a demanding producer helped the group create its pivotal album.
What Soundgarden’s Members Have Done Since Chris Cornell’s Death
Bandmates have remained busy over the years, while also eyeing a possible final album.
Joan Jett Strikes Back at Ted Nugent: ‘He’s Not a Tough Guy’
"Ted Nugent has to live with being Ted Nugent. He has to be in that body, so that’s punishment enough.”