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
35 Years Ago: Nintendo Brings the NES to America
Distributors in the U.S. initially refused to carry the Japanese gaming system.
Van Halen Family Will Search 5150 Vaults for Unreleased Songs
Info comes from the band's longtime manager, Irving Azoff.
Elton John Pushes Farewell Tour U.S. Dates Back to 2022
He was supposed to tour North America in 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic brought things to a halt.
The Moment the Revolution Knew Prince Was Done with Them
Tensions between the band and its leader came to a head during a 1986 performance.
30 Years Ago: Jon Bon Jovi’s ‘Blaze of Glory’ Hits No. 1
Bon Jovi frontman scored his only solo chart topper with track from 'Young Guns II.'
Listen to Early Version of Prince’s ‘Forever in My Life’
Previously unreleased track comes from the upcoming 'Sign O' the Times' expanded reissue.
Vice Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris is a Prince Fan
Politician's fandom dates back to her childhood.
35 Years Ago: The Doomed ‘New Coke’ Experiment Comes to an End
Public outrage caused the brand to return to classic formula.
Charlie Daniels Dead at 83
Southern rocker is best remembered for his 1979 hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
10 Ways ‘Back to the Future’ Could Have Been Different
A lot of smart - and lucky - decisions helped make the film a hit upon its release in 1985.