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
40 Years Ago: Eddie Murphy Makes His First ‘SNL’ Appearance
As a background extra with zero lines, the comedian's first screen time gave no hint of his future stardom.
Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65
Guitarist dies after "a long and arduous" battle with cancer.
Listen to Van Morrison’s New Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’
Single is the first of three new songs protesting coronavirus response.
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.
Keith Richards Says the Rolling Stones Will Never Retire
Guitarist admits he "can't imagine doing anything else."
Led Zeppelin’s Copyright Case Could Be Going to the Supreme Court
Argument over "Stairway to Heaven" may reach the nation's highest court.
Lindsey Buckingham Sings for the First Time Since Heart Surgery
Procedure damaged his vocal cords.
35 Years Ago: The Doomed ‘New Coke’ Experiment Comes to an End
One of the biggest marketing blunders in history was rectified on July 10, 1985, when Coke executives announced that the soda’s original formula would return as Coca-Cola Classic.
Queen’s Adam Lambert Sells ‘Chic’ Hollywood Home for $2.9 Million
Interior highlights include a state of the art kitchen, expansive living room, and formal dining room with wine closet.