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
‘Top Gun’ Soundtrack Turns 35: Take a Ride Into the Danger Zone
Album ranks among the most successful movie tie-ins of all time.
Nancy Wilson Announces Livestream Show With the Seattle Symphony
Performance will include Heart classics along with songs from her newly released solo debut.
Underrated Nirvana: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
Band's catalog is small but brimming with superb tracks.
Three Things Alice Cooper Promises Anyone Who Joins His Band
Those with a low pain tolerance need not apply.
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."
Underrated Def Leppard: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
Band is known for their chart-topping hits, but there are plenty of hidden gems fans may have missed.
Watch Ann Wilson Cover Led Zeppelin and Tom Petty with Gov’t Mule
Heart singer joined the Southern jam band during their recent performance in New Haven, Ct.
Johnny Van Zant Quarantining After Contracting COVID-19
Lynyrd Skynyrd singer cautions fans to "wear your mask" following his diagnosis.
How Robert Palmer Dreamed Up His 1986 Hit ‘Addicted to Love’
Song elevated singer from successful journeyman to headlining star.
Paul McCartney: Last Great, Last Good, First Bad Album Roundtable
Five writers debate the good - and not so good - releases from the former Beatle's solo career.
How Eagles’ Glenn Frey Took Over Jackson Browne’s ‘Take It Easy’
Browne came up with the original song idea, before Glenn Frey and the Eagles made it their own.
Rob Halford Confirms Death of Former Judas Priest Drummer
John Hinch played on the band's 1974 debut 'Rocka Rolla.'