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
Andrew Dice Clay Recalls MTV Ban: ‘I Was the First One Canceled’
Producer Dick Clark had to be tackled to stop him from running onstage during Clay's notorious set at the 1989 VMAs.
Rick Allen Defends Def Leppard’s ‘Slang': ‘It’s a Great Record’
The polarizing 1996 album was criticized for straying from the band's previous sound.
Ace Frehley Was Loaded on Booze and Cocaine Making Kiss Movie
"I didn’t even know what was going on half the time."
John Morris, Woodstock Organizer, Dead at 84
He spent decades as a rock concert promoter and served as head of production for the iconic 1969 festival.
Def Leppard Has Uncovered Unheard Songs From Debut Album
They previously believed the tapes had been destroyed.
Rick Allen Is Still Dealing With Trauma From Florida Attack
"When I hear footsteps behind me, I use shop windows like a rearview mirror."
Foo Fighters, Metallica and Springsteen Among Grammy Nominees
Rock was shut out of the major categories (again), but there are still plenty of familiar names elsewhere on the list.
Style Icons: Classic Rock’s 20 Most Fashionable Stars
Music made them famous, but their looks are also legendary.
Top 10 Moments From 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony
Once-in-a-lifetime collaborations, surprise appearances, emotional tributes -- this year's ceremony had a little of everything.
Watch Jimmy Page’s Surprise Performance at the Hall of Fame
Led Zeppelin guitarist made a rare appearance to honor Link Wray.
Dolly Parton’s Stevie Nicks Duet Was Originally for Fleetwood Mac
The song "What Has Rock and Roll Ever Done for You" is featured on Parton's upcoming album.
How Bruce Springsteen Got His Nickname ‘The Boss’
It's become one of the most famous monikers in rock history.