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
When John Mellencamp Got a Surprise Phone Call From Billy Joel
“You never forget something like that.”
40 Years Ago: ‘Donkey Kong’ Saves Nintendo From Failure
Company was in the midst of financial crisis before the game became a worldwide hit.
Foreigner Adds Tour Dates, Doubling Number of 2021 Concerts
Band is now poised to play 71 U.S. shows across the summer and fall.
Elton John Covers Pet Shop Boys ‘It’s a Sin’ With Years and Years
Song was performed at the Brit Awards before being released for charity.
15 Guests Who Were Banned From ‘Saturday Night Live’
Nudity, profanity and inciting a riot are apparently frowned upon at 'SNL.'
Foreigner Announce Expanded 2021 Summer Tour Dates
Band has 33 shows scheduled between June and November.
Unheard Prince Songs Featured on ‘60 Minutes’
Tracks will be released as part of the 'Welcome to America' album later this year.
Dave Grohl Met His Rock Idol at His Daughter’s School Assembly
Not the place you'd expect to run into a Rock N' Roll Hall of Famer.
The Night Damon Wayans Sabotaged an ‘SNL’ Sketch and Got Fired
Comedian's brief tenure on the show lasted only 12 episodes.
30 Years Ago: Adam Sandler Makes His Forgettable ‘SNL’ Debut
The future star had only one speaking part in his first episode as a cast member. It went so poorly that the sketch was cut in reruns.