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
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has ‘Emergency Heart Surgery’
Band reports that the guitarist is "resting and recovering with his family at home."
Eagles, Queen, Beatles Among 2020’s Top Paid Musicians
Rock landed more artists on the list than any other genre.
When Night Ranger ‘Pissed the Crap’ Out of Prince at the AMAs
Band was given strict rules ... and broke them all.
When John Mellencamp Got a Surprise Phone Call From Billy Joel
“You never forget something like that.”
John Lydon Sued By Ex-Sex Pistols Bandmates
Dispute centers around music rights for the upcoming Sex Pistols TV series.
40 Years Ago: ‘Donkey Kong’ Saves Nintendo From Failure
Company was in the midst of financial crisis before the game became a worldwide hit.
The Day Tom Petty, Alice Cooper and the Allman Brothers Band Issued Key LPs
Artists were all at distinctive – yet very different – points in their careers.
Sammy Hagar Apologizes For Exposing Eddie Van Halen’s ‘Dark Side’
Red Rocker painted an unflattering picture of the guitarist in his 2011 autobiography: "If I wrote the book today, I would only put the good of Eddie Van Halen."
Black Crowes Didn’t Want ‘Negative’ Steve Gorman for Reunion Tour
Guitarist Rich Robinson described the band's former drummer as "manipulative" and someone he "really didn't want to deal with."
David Crosby on CSNY: ‘I Let All Three of Those Guys Down’
Singer admits his actions "pretty much destroyed" the group.