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
How ZZ Top and MTV Inspired Dire Straits’ ‘Money for Nothing’
Frontman Mark Knopfler was determined to get his band heavy exposure on the network, so he borrowed ideas from one of its biggest acts.
Watch Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Cover Smokey Robinson
Kiss frontman's R&B side project delivers socially distanced performance.
Tommy Thayer’s Southern California Home on Sale For $2.75 Million
Kiss guitarist has placed his Ventura County property on the market.
How the Who Recorded ‘Live at Leeds’ Without a Safety Net
After burning tapes from dozens of other shows, the Who gave themselves just two shots to record a crucial live album.
Frankie Banali ‘As Positive As Ever’ While Battling Cancer
The Quiet Riot drummer thanked fans for support while giving an update on his health.
Lynyrd Skynyrd ‘Street Survivors’ Movie Coming to Homes June 30
The biopic will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and video on demand.
Florida House Once Owned by John Lennon on Sale for $47.5 Million
Former Beatle purchased the property several months before his death.
Why Scorpions Nearly Removed ‘Wind of Change’ Whistling
The 1991 hit would have been released without its distinctive whistle if record executives had their way.
How a Crude Remark Inspired Van Halen’s ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’
It all started with an off-color joke by David Lee Roth.
Eagles Push ‘Hotel California’ Tour to 2021 Due to Coronavirus
Band postpones road trip that includes 1976 LP played in its entirety with an orchestra and choir.