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
30 Years Ago: Nirvana Release Generation-Defining ‘Nevermind’
Legendary LP spurred a music revolution.
Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’: From Graffiti to Grunge Hit
Iconic grunge track began as a phrase scribbled on Kurt Cobain's wall.
Mammoth WVH Cancel Two Shows Due to Positive COVID Test
Wolfgang Van Halen's group will pause their tour "out of an abundance of caution."
Tour Postponements and Cancellations Are Happening Again
It's a deja vu feeling, as concert plans are once again being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Green Day, Weezer Return to Touring With First ‘Hella Mega’ Show
Roughly 35,000 fans turned out for the first date of the tour, which also includes Fall Out Boy.
20 Years Ago: Why White Stripes Made ‘White Blood Cells’ ‘as Raw As Possible’
Their breakthrough LP would eventually sell more than a million copies in the U.S.
Robert Smith Hints That the Cure’s Next Album May Be Their Last
Frontman admits he's "struggled more with finishing the words to these new Cure recordings than at any other point.”
Underrated Foo Fighters: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
Beyond the chart-topping hits are a bunch of under-recognized tracks.
Freddie Mercury’s Life Turned Into a Graphic Novel
'Freddie Mercury: Lover of Life, Singer of Songs' will chronicle the Queen frontman's journey from childhood to rock stardom.
Joan Jett’s First Two Albums Turned Into a Graphic Novel
‘Bad Reputation’ and ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll’ get the comic book treatment in honor of their 40th anniversaries.