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
15 Rock Bands Named After Real People
Inspiration came from all walks of life, including historical figures, professional athletes and serial killers.
Anthony ‘Top’ Topham, Founding Yardbirds Guitarist, Dead at 75
He also played with Marc Bolan, Peter Green and Christine McVie during his career.
Kansas Announces 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will play more than 40 dates across the U.S. as part of their Another Fork in the Road trek.
Pink Floyd Unveil ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ 50th Anniversary Set
Set comes with newly remastered version of the legendary album.
Hear Bret Michaels’ New Single ‘Back in the Day’
Poison singer harnesses nostalgia for his new solo tune.
Bruce Gowers, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Video Director, Dead at 82
He also helmed music videos for Prince, the Rolling Stones, Journey, Rush and more.
2023 Classic Rock Music Festivals and Cruises
With so many options, there's an event for everybody.
Listen to Eddie Van Halen Performing With Cheech Marin in 1985
Unlikely collaboration took place during a charity event.
Rock’s 22 Nastiest Onstage Bandmate Blowups
In some cases, they were simply wars of words. But sometimes there were all-out brawls.
Robbie Bachman, Drummer for Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Dead at 69
He played on all but one of the band's studio albums.
Revisiting Jeff Beck’s Final Concert
Guitar great had been touring in support of collaborative album with Johnny Depp.
U2 Announces ‘Songs of Surrender’ Album
LP features reinterpretations of 40 of the band's previous songs.