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
Kings of Leon Announces New Album ‘Can We Please Have Fun’
See the full track listing and hear the lead single, "Mustang."
Why ‘Saturday Night Live’ Believed ‘Wayne’s World’ Would Flop
There were low expectations for the sketch when it debuted on Feb. 18, 1989.
Shinedown’s Brent Smith Names His Grunge Mount Rushmore
Who does — and doesn't — make the cut may surprise you.
How Mike Myers Joined ‘Saturday Night Live’ Without Auditioning
"If I had auditioned, I don't think I would have gotten in."
Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil Says Grunge Was a ‘Marketing Thing’
Guitarist admits the term wasn't used among Seattle musicians.
Why Red Hot Chili Peppers Hated Chad Smith at His Audition
"This f---ing guy. What a prick!”
Soundgarden’s Dispute With Chris Cornell’s Estate Is Not Over
Previously announced resolution paved the way for Cornell's final songs to be released, however those plans are now "on hold."
Matt Cameron Says Pearl Jam’s Next Album Is ‘In the Can’
It will be their first new LP since 2020's 'Gigaton.'
Watch Tom Morello’s Impassioned Speech at Rock Hall Induction
“The whole f---ing aim is to change the world," the Rage Against the Machine guitarist declared.
Porno for Pyros Postpones Reunion Tour Days Before Intended Start
Perry Farrell-fronted group hasn't embarked on a proper tour in 25 years.
Josh Homme Says He Was a ‘Cocky Little S—‘ When He Was Younger
Queens of the Stone Age frontman says he's gotten better at politely saying no.
Josh Homme Thinks It’s ‘C—y’ When Bands Don’t Play Their Hits
"Acting like a song that a lot of people like is a burden is just a strange reaction to the gift that your fans have given you."
Watch: Disturbed Gets Drenched When Pyro Sets Off Sprinklers
This was not the way the show was supposed to end.
Why Billy Corgan Went Out of His Mind Making ‘Siamese Dream’
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman destroyed his health, relationships and almost his life while creating the 1993 album.
Sinead O’Connor Dead at 56
Irish singer had struggled with mental health issues throughout her career.
Remembering Rage Against the Machine’s Ballsy 1993 Protest
Political rockers got naked in front of thousands to prove a point.