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.
36 Rock Star Moments on ‘Family Guy’
The animated series has welcomed - and mocked - many of rock's biggest stars during its long television run.
Why Earth, Wind and Fire Chose ‘The 21st Night of September’
Say, do you remember?
Bruce Springsteen Wrote New Album on Guitar Gifted by a Fan
Song ideas for 'Letter to You' came during a rush of inspiration in 2019.
Bon Jovi Joins Jennifer Nettles for Revamped ‘Do What You Can’
COVID-19 inspired song, originally released in April, gets a country makeover.
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.
35 Years Ago: ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Becomes Gaming’s Biggest Hit
When 'Super Mario Bros.' was released in 1985, it changed the course of video games forever.
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.
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.