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
Tour Postponements and Cancellations Are Happening Again
It's a deja vu feeling, as concert plans are once again being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch Guns N’ Roses Debut New Song ‘Absurd’
Band premiered the track during concert in Boston.
Why MTV Launched With a Video ‘Nobody Wanted’
"Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first clip aired on the network, but that's not how some executives wanted it to go.
Watch: ZZ Top Play First Show Since Dusty Hill’s Death
Band returned to the stage with a performance in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has ‘Emergency Heart Surgery’
Band reports that the guitarist is "resting and recovering with his family at home."
Sammy Hagar Apologizes For Exposing Eddie Van Halen’s ‘Dark Side’
Red Rocker painted an unflattering picture of the guitarist in his 2011 autobiography: "If I wrote the book today, I would only put the good of Eddie Van Halen."
Eric Clapton Feels ‘Ostracized’ By Friends Over His COVID Views
“My phone doesn’t ring very often,” the guitarist admits.
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson ‘Much Better’ After Heart Surgery
Despite improved health, bassist admits he experienced "post-traumatic stress" following the procedure.
Brian May Undergoes ‘A Little Bit of Eye Surgery’
Queen guitarist claims he "didn't feel a thing" during the procedure.
2021 Rock Hall Inductees Roundtable: Our Writers Answer Five Important Questions About This Year’s Class
Our writers break down the surprises, exclusions and head-scratching decisions surrounding the new class.
Lloyd Price, Early Rock Pioneer, Dead at 88
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's biggest hits included "Personality," "Stagger Lee" and "I'm Gonna Get Married."
Johnny Van Zant Quarantining After Contracting COVID-19
Lynyrd Skynyrd singer cautions fans to "wear your mask" following his diagnosis.