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
Matt Sorum Says Guns N’ Roses Played Better When They Were Late
Band was notorious for taking the stage hours after scheduled set time.
Bruce Dickinson Has ‘More Horsepower’ Since His Cancer Surgery
Iron Maiden frontman believes his voice is stronger than ever.
30 Great Quotes About Grunge: How Rockers Reacted to a Revolution
Thoughts from Sammy Hagar, Tommy Lee, Jon Bon Jovi, Dee Snider and more.
Grunge Pre-Nirvana: 20 Things That Set the Stage for ‘Nevermind’
The bands, people, places and trends that paved the way for 1991's landmark album.
Connie Hamzy, Famed Rock Groupie, Dead at 66
"Sweet Connie" was immortalized in the lyrics to Grand Funk Railroad's 1973 hit, "We're an American Band."
How Mexican Revolutionaries Inspired RATM’s ‘People of the Sun’
Band's politically charged track was released in August 1996.
30 Years Ago: Nirvana Shoot the ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Video
Kurt Cobain fought with the director, extras grew agitated on set, instruments were stolen -- and it all resulted in one of rock's most iconic music videos.
How Motley Crue and Weird Al Ended Up in a Night Ranger Video
Jack Blades tells UCR how "The Secret of My Success" scored its star-studded horn section.
Mammoth WVH Cancel Two Shows Due to Positive COVID Test
Wolfgang Van Halen's group will pause their tour "out of an abundance of caution."
Bruce Dickinson Tests Positive for COVID Despite Being Vaccinated
"I’ve pretty much got no doubt that had I not had the vaccine, I could be in serious trouble.”
Gene Simmons: ‘I’m Not Worried if an Idiot Gets COVID and Dies’
Kiss rocker has no time for anti-vaxxers, but worries about others they may infect.
Primus’ Les Claypool ‘Learning’ From Rush Bassist Geddy Lee
Primus is preparing for their Rush tribute tour in the best possible way.