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 Cleveland’s Balloonfest ‘86 Became a Public Disaster
What started as a charity event turned into a nightmare.
Elton John Pushes Farewell Tour U.S. Dates Back to 2022
He was supposed to tour North America in 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic brought things to a halt.
New Stevie Nicks Concert Film Headed to Theaters
'24 Karat Gold The Concert' will hit big screens in October, with a companion live double album also released that month.
50 Years Ago: ‘Monday Night Football”s Game-Changing Debut
The weekly NFL match-up dramatically altered the worlds of sports and pop culture.
50 Years Ago: The Pinto Becomes Ford’s ‘Embarrassment’
The car's failure and Ford's poor response to serious safety concerns are the stuff of infamy.
Listen to Previously Unreleased Tom Petty Song ‘Confusion Wheel’
Track will be featured on the upcoming 'Wildflowers & All the Rest' box set.
New Jimi Hendrix Documentary and Live Album Announced
Watch the trailer for 'Music, Money, Madness ... Jimi Hendrix In Maui,' featuring previously unreleased footage of guitarist's 1970 visit to Hawaii.
Neil Peart Tribute Show to Feature Rick Allen and Taylor Hawkins
All-star lineup of participants also includes Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith and Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante.
30 Years Ago: Jon Bon Jovi’s ‘Blaze of Glory’ Hits No. 1
Bon Jovi frontman scored his only solo chart topper with track from 'Young Guns II.'
See Eddie Van Halen Jam With ‘Police Academy”s Sound Effects Guy
Legendary rocker jammed with actor/comedian Michael Winslow in 1987.