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
Eddie Van Halen Broke a Band Rule to Play on ‘Beat It’
He was initially reluctant after being recruited for Michael Jackson's hit song.
How Sammy Hagar Inspired Tommy Shaw to Quit Styx
It all happened at the 1983 Texxas Jam.
Warren Haynes Reveals Phil Lesh’s Post-Grateful Dead Rule
He was given a clear directive when the two first collaborated in the late '90s.
Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to ‘Great Talent’ Denny Laine
The musicians spent a decade together in Wings.
30 Greatest Trios in Rock History
Good things come in threes.
April Wine Singer Myles Goodwyn Dead at 75
He was the band's primary songwriter and the only musician to appear on all of their albums.
Kiss Announces ‘New Era’ as Virtual Band
They closed their final concert by handing things over to avatar replacements.
Ace Frehley Doesn’t Believe Kiss Is Done Touring
"How many times have they said they were gonna retire?"
Simon Kirke: ‘Bad Company’s Days Are Pretty Much Over’
He says they "had a good run" but it's time to "lay the old Bad Company to rest."
Simon Kirke: ‘Travesty’ Free and Bad Company Aren’t in Rock Hall
He also argues that Paul Rodgers deserves his own induction.