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
When Kiss Scolded ‘Rolling Stone’ for Ignoring Eric Carr’s Death
“Omitting the death of a musician of Eric Carr’s stature, regardless of your personal views and tastes, is inexcusable.”
Principal Will Not Be Disciplined for Iron Maiden ‘666’ Images
School board admitted to being "quite surprised" that the story went viral.
James Hetfield Recalls Metallica Recruiting a Different Singer
Band had a frontman they "really, really" wanted, but got turned down.
Richie Faulkner’s ‘Aorta Ruptured’ During Judas Priest Concert
In a message to fans, the guitarist detailed the scary situation that led to his emergency heart surgery.
How AC/DC Turned a Cartoon and TV Commercial Into ‘Dirty Deeds’
The single was released in Australia in 1976 but didn't make it stateside until five years later.
David Lee Roth: ‘I’m Retiring’
“I’ve given you all I’ve got to give. It’s been an amazing, great run, no regrets, nothing to say about anybody.”
Sammy Hagar Thinks Van Halen Tried to ‘Bury the Van Hagar Era’
Red Rocker says his material with the band was ignored once they reunited with David Lee Roth.
Richie Faulkner Heart Problem Leads Judas Priest to Postpone Tour
Guitarist has been hospitalized for a "major medical heart condition."
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ New Song ‘Hard Skool’
Track began life during the 'Chinese Democracy' sessions.
Genesis Launch Reunion Tour: Videos, Set List
Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford returned to the stage together for the first time in 14 years.