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
Why Nirvana Self-Sabotaged Their Performance on ‘Top of the Pops’
Telling the band to fake it was a bad idea.
30 Years Ago: Aerosmith Duet With Bartender Moe on ‘The Simpsons’
They initially declined the invitation, but a promise of free pickled eggs coaxed the group on the stage.
5 Things to Look for at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Ceremony will air on HBO Nov. 20.
40 Years Ago: ‘Porky’s’ Peeps Its Way Into Cinematic History
Unlikely box office success opened the door for a long list of raunchy, low-brow comedies.
Ringo Starr to Teach MasterClass on Drumming
Beatles legend becomes the latest rocker to contribute to the online educational program.
Gene Simmons Decries Anti-Vaxxers as ‘Evil People’
"If you're willing to walk among us unvaccinated, you are an enemy."
Paul McCartney Details His John Lennon ‘Diss Track’
Macca says he wrote "Too Many People" because he was "fed up being told what to do."
There Will Be Blood: 24 of Rock’s Worst Onstage Injuries
Broken bones, electrocution, getting burned by pyrotechnics – who said the life of a rock star is easy?
When ‘Saturday Night Live’ Was Upstaged by the New York Mets
Late-night staple was preempted for baseball history.
26 Rock Stars Inducted Into the Hall of Fame More Than Once
Some of the biggest names in music history - along with a few surprises - have repeated the feat.
Principal Will Not Be Disciplined for Iron Maiden ‘666’ Images
School board admitted to being "quite surprised" that the story went viral.
40 Years Ago: Mr. Bill Gets Crushed on ‘SNL’ for the Final Time
Clay character was an unlikely breakout star in the show's early years.