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
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The band originally planned a 60-date trek across North America.
Tonight’s Postponed Rock Hall Induction: What Could We Have Seen?
The ceremony was originally scheduled for this weekend, before being postponed due to the coronavirus.
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The game show's long-running success is hard to explain, even for those who helped make it a hit.
Rod Stewart Ordered to Court After New Year’s Eve Altercation
The rocker allegedly got in a confrontation with a security guard.