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
How a Rat Played a Role in Carlton Fisk’s Iconic 1975 Homer
Dramatic World Series home run also marked a turning point in baseball broadcasting.
The Day Vince Neil Bit Eddie Van Halen: ‘Good Job, A–holes!’
The Crue's "crazy biting phase" was not well received by their tour mates.
Why Jon Bon Jovi ‘Won’t Ever Go Back to the City of Buffalo’
Rockers’ doomed effort to purchase the city’s NFL franchise still hurts.
45 Years Ago: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Makes ‘Lackluster’ Debut
Show's first episode offered little hint that it would become one of the most successful programs in TV history.
Alex Van Halen Releases First Comments Since Eddie’s Death
Drummer breaks silence with brief message.
Eddie Van Halen Collaborations: 13 Rare and Forgotten Guest Spots
"Beat It" got the most attention, but he also worked with a diverse array of artists, including Brian May, Roger Waters, Thomas Dolby and LL Cool J.
How Brian Johnson Overcame Hearing Issues and Returned to AC/DC
An experimental procedure aided the singer's comeback.
Nancy Wilson Announces Debut Solo Album
With touring halted in 2020, the Heart rocker turned her attention to her first solo LP.
How Cleveland’s Balloonfest ‘86 Became a Public Disaster
What started as a charity event turned into a nightmare.
Listen to Van Morrison’s New Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’
Single is the first of three new songs protesting coronavirus response.