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 Mick Jagger Prepared Joe Satriani to Perform Van Halen
He learned an important lesson working with the Rolling Stones frontman.
Why Label Execs Told Toto ‘You Guys Don’t Have a Sound’
Without a clear genre, some questioned whether the band could succeed.
Geddy Lee Admits He Resented Neil Peart After Rush’s Final Show
"Our relationship was strained," the bassist confesses.
Bob Dylan Sells His Scottish Mansion for $5.35 Million
The rock legend got $1.4 million over asking price for his gorgeous estate.
35 Jewish Rock Stars
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.