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.
The Day Vince Neil Bit Eddie Van Halen: ‘Good Job, A–holes!’
The Crue's "crazy biting phase" was not well received by their tour mates.
The ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ House Is for Sale for $740,000
Home was used in movie's famous pool scene.
Jason Newsted Purchases Lakeside New York Home for $6.1 Million
Former Metallica bassist is the new owner of this three acre property.
Tommy Thayer Sells Southern California Home for $2.7 Million
Kiss guitarist originally put the property on the market in May.
Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Reveals He Had COVID-19
Singer says he's still battling the disease's lingering effects.
Van Halen Family Will Search 5150 Vaults for Unreleased Songs
Info comes from the band's longtime manager, Irving Azoff.
Alex Van Halen Releases First Comments Since Eddie’s Death
Drummer breaks silence with brief message.
Eddie Van Halen Collaborations: 13 Rare and Forgotten Guest Spots
"Beat It" got the most attention, but he also worked with a diverse array of artists, including Brian May, Roger Waters, Thomas Dolby and LL Cool J.
How the Thrilla in Manila Changed Boxing and Broadcasting Forever
One of the sport's most epic bouts also marked a turning point in the way fans watch fights.
50 Years Ago: ‘Monday Night Football”s Game-Changing Debut
The weekly NFL match-up dramatically altered the worlds of sports and pop culture.
See Eddie Van Halen Jam With ‘Police Academy”s Sound Effects Guy
Legendary rocker jammed with actor/comedian Michael Winslow in 1987.