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 Hall and Oates’ ‘She’s Gone’ Video Enraged a TV Station
The "performance art" concept did not go over well with a Philadelphia TV crew.
Rob Halford Feared Coming Out Would ‘Damage’ Judas Priest
Frontman worried that the stigma surrounding homosexuality could harm his band.
The Day Mick Jagger Recruited Jon Bon Jovi As His Fake Bandmate
Bon Jovi was just a teen when he met the Rolling Stones icon.
The Night Damon Wayans Sabotaged an ‘SNL’ Sketch and Got Fired
Comedian's brief tenure on the show lasted only 12 episodes.
Little Richard, John Prine Honored with Grammy Performances
Bruno Mars and Brandi Carlile honored the late rockers during the in memoriam segment.
Tony Iommi ‘Not at All Happy’ About Leaked Black Sabbath Demo
Guitarist insists the track was never supposed to see the light of day.
Joe Satriani Initially Rejected Deep Purple: ‘I Was Offended’
Guitarist originally wanted no part in replacing Ritchie Blackmore.
Why the ‘Uncle Buck’ TV Series Was a ‘Vulgar and Tasteless’ Mess
In the early '90s, CBS tried to bring the hit movie to television, but the series was a colossal failure.
How Aerosmith’s Final Top 10 Hit Left Bandmates ‘Jaded’
Single became a huge hit but damaged egos in the process.
Tom Morello Details Unlikely Friendship with Ted Nugent
Despite starkly different political views, the guitarists are friends.