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
When Tom Morello Pretended to Be in Jane’s Addiction
“The lights go down, the crowd roars and out onstage comes me in a Dave Navarro wig.”
Pearl Jam Add Former Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist to Lineup
Josh Klinghoffer has joined the band as a touring musician, making his debut at the Sea.Hear.Now festival.
How Grunge Briefly Took Over the World
A lot of factors led to the music revolution.
Eddie Vedder Shares ‘Long Way’ Song From New Solo LP ‘Earthling’
Hear the first track from his upcoming solo album 'Earthling.'
Grunge Pre-Nirvana: 20 Things That Set the Stage for ‘Nevermind’
The bands, people, places and trends that paved the way for 1991's landmark album.
Primus’ Les Claypool ‘Learning’ From Rush Bassist Geddy Lee
Primus is preparing for their Rush tribute tour in the best possible way.
Joey Jordison, Founding Slipknot Drummer, Dead at 46
Rocker played on the bands first four studio albums.
Sublime: Label Demanded New Singer Two Weeks After Nowell’s Death
Drummer recalls pressure to get back on the road soon after the tragedy.
Robert Smith Hints That the Cure’s Next Album May Be Their Last
Frontman admits he's "struggled more with finishing the words to these new Cure recordings than at any other point.”
25 Years Ago: Sublime’s Bradley Nowell Dies of a Heroin Overdose
Singer died just months before his band's breakthrough self-titled album was released.