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: ‘The Simpsons’ Airs Its First ‘Treehouse of Horror’
Halloween episode has since become an annual event for the long-running animated series.
Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Acted in ‘CHiPS” 1982 Halloween Show
Before becoming the bassist of Metallica, Trujillo was a child actor.
When Eddie Van Halen Invited Ozzy Osbourne to Sing in Van Halen
Van Halen's guitarist called late one night with an idea.
Gene Simmons Leaving Beverly Hills Due to ‘Unacceptable’ Taxes
After more than 35 years, the Kiss rocker is moving out of the famous Southern California neighborhood.
How a Rat Played a Role in Carlton Fisk’s Iconic 1975 Homer
Dramatic World Series home run also marked a turning point in baseball broadcasting.
Former King Crimson Singer Gordon Haskell Dead at 74
Musician contributed vocals and bass on the band's 1970 LP 'Lizard.'
35 Years Ago: Nintendo Brings the NES to America
Distributors in the U.S. initially refused to carry the Japanese gaming system.
Why Jon Bon Jovi ‘Won’t Ever Go Back to the City of Buffalo’
Rockers’ doomed effort to purchase the city’s NFL franchise still hurts.
How George Lopez Helped Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen Reconnect
Comedian helped the two rockers reconcile months before Van Halen's death.
The Day Vince Neil Bit Eddie Van Halen: ‘Good Job, A–holes!’
The Crue's "crazy biting phase" was not well received by their tour mates.
The ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ House Is for Sale for $740,000
Home was used in movie's famous pool scene.
Kinks Announce ‘Lola’ 50th-Anniversary Box Set
Collection includes B-sides, outtakes and previously unreleased demos.