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
Fans Petition for Styx’s ‘Long Overdue’ Rock Hall Induction
Band has never been nominated despite being eligible for more than 20 years.
Watch Guns N’ Roses Debut New Song ‘Absurd’
Band premiered the track during concert in Boston.
Dusty Hill’s Widow Thanks Fans for ‘Outpouring of Love’
"He loved his fans and always remembered that without fans music is not heard."
Rudy Sarzo Rejoining Quiet Riot: ‘I Am Returning Home’
Conversation with the wife of late drummer Frankie Banali convinced Sarzo to return.
Why MTV Launched With a Video ‘Nobody Wanted’
"Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first clip aired on the network, but that's not how some executives wanted it to go.
Robert Plant Recalls His ‘Most Difficult Piece of Music to Sing’
One of the songs Plant recorded alongside Alison Krauss was "a hell of a challenge."
Dusty Hill’s Replacement Has a ZZ Top Beard Due to the Pandemic
Long-tenured guitar tech has taken over bassist duties, and his facial hair fits right in.
Watch: ZZ Top Play First Show Since Dusty Hill’s Death
Band returned to the stage with a performance in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
19 Rock Videos That Were Banned by MTV
Sex, drugs, violence ... are just some of the things that can get a clip vetoed.
Anthony Kiedis Selling ‘Truly Beautiful’ Hawaiian Home for $10M
Pros: Oceanfront views, ample natural light and an expansive chef’s kitchen. Cons: It was built on an ancient burial ground.