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 Famous Acts Who Released Only One Album
Some memorable artists were one-and-done.
2022’s Biggest Rock Feuds
There were insults, arguments, lawsuits and more.
Who’s Rock Hall Eligible in 2023 (and Why Most Won’t Get In)
An eclectic class of newcomers will become eligible next year, but only a select few have a realistic shot at ever getting inducted.
Ronnie James Dio Gets Immortalized in New Funko Figure
Newest collectible pays tribute to late metal legend.
20 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Take Homer Simpson to Rock Camp
Episode also featured appearances by Tom Petty, Elvis Costello and Lenny Kravitz.
17 One-Hit Wonders From the ’90s: Where Are They Now?
Lawyer, Grammy winner, comic book writer, soccer mascot and more: These artists have lived interesting lives even after their stars faded.
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ New Version of ‘November Rain’
Updated track, featuring a 50-piece orchestra, will be included on the 'Use Your Illusion' box set.
30 Years Ago: Rage Against the Machine Delivers Dynamic Debut
They never intended to have mainstream success, then suddenly became one of the era’s defining acts.
Why Iron Maiden Just Changed the ‘Number of the Beast’ Track List
Bassist Steve Harris insists the change makes the album stronger.
20 Years Ago: Dave Grohl’s Admits Shocking Inspiration for ‘All My Life’
“That song is a little dirty,” he later confessed.
7 Tear-Jerking Moments From the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert
We're not crying. You're crying.
42 Times When Good Movie Franchises Turned Bad
You can count on one hand the number of franchises that ended at exactly the right time.