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
35 Years Ago: Nintendo Brings the NES to America
Distributors in the U.S. initially refused to carry the Japanese gaming system.
David Crosby in Hot Water Over Eddie Van Halen Tweet
Folk singer's response to Van Halen guitarist's passing has angered many.
Hear Elton John’s Unreleased 1968 Song ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo’
Track comes from the upcoming 'Jewel Box' rarities set.
Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65
Guitarist dies after "a long and arduous" battle with cancer.
15 Fleetwood Mac ‘Dreams’ Skateboard Video Copycats
Viral video has spawned many imitations.
Listen to Van Morrison’s New Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’
Single is the first of three new songs protesting coronavirus response.
Elton John Pushes Farewell Tour U.S. Dates Back to 2022
He was supposed to tour North America in 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic brought things to a halt.
35 Years Ago: ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Becomes Gaming’s Biggest Hit
When 'Super Mario Bros.' was released in 1985, it changed the course of video games forever.
30 Years Ago: Jon Bon Jovi’s ‘Blaze of Glory’ Hits No. 1
Bon Jovi frontman scored his only solo chart topper with track from 'Young Guns II.'
Keith Richards Says the Rolling Stones Will Never Retire
Guitarist admits he "can't imagine doing anything else."
30 Years Ago: The Disastrous ‘Ferris Bueller’ TV Series Premieres
Even Jennifer Aniston couldn't save this poorly planned TV adaptation of the classic '80s film.
30 Times Rock Stars Were on Game Shows
Kiss, Red Hot Chili Peppers and members of Motley Crue are just some of the many rockers to have appeared.