Corbin Reiff is a music writer based out of Seattle, Washington. He's written for publications all across the world including Rolling Stone, Guitar World, the Blues Magazine (U.K.) and the Seattle Weekly to name a few.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Dare Their Label to Release ‘C—sucker Blues’
The Rolling Stones recorded a lewd single to complete their contractual obligation to Decca Records.
50 Years Ago: Brian Jones Laid to Rest
Brian Jones was buried in his hometown of Cheltenham on July 10, 1969.
50 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Co-Founder Brian Jones Found Dead
The multi-instrumentalist drowned in his swimming pool only a month after he was fired from the Rolling Stones.
35 Years Ago: Glenn Frey’s Second Solo LP Inspires ‘Miami Vice’ Episode
'The Allnighter' became Glenn Frey's best-ever charting solo project, even as it led to his acting debut.
1965 in Review: Rock’s 50 Biggest Stories
Nineteen sixty-five was one of the most dynamic and groundbreaking years in rock music history.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Kick Off First Tour With Ronnie Wood
In 1975, as the Rolling Stones were heading into their 13th year together as a band, they found themselves at a familiar crossroads.
2015 Summer Tour Guide
The warmer months have finally arrived, and with them Ultimate Classic Rock's 2015 Summer Tour Guide.
Country Star Clay Walker Rips ‘Outdated Rock ‘n’ Rollers’ for Going Country
Country artist Clay Walker thinks the recent trend of older rock stars dabbling in his musical backyard seems utterly abhorrent.
41 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Launch Swan Song Records
Led Zeppelin weren't the first rock 'n' roll band to be given their own record label, but they were among the most successful.
26 Years Ago: Stevie Ray Vaughan Kicks Off Final Tour
On May 4, 1989, legendary Texas blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan kicked off the last tour of his short, celebrated career.
40 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fire Ozzy Osbourne
On April 27, 1979, the other members of Black Sabbath decided that they’d finally had enough of lead singer Ozzy Osbourne and his out-of-control behavior and showed him the door.
When Aerosmith Headed Into the Blues for ‘Honkin’ on Bobo’
On March 30, 2004, Aerosmith decided to reward the loyalty of old-school fans who weren't thrilled with the band's recent pop-influenced material by releasing a straight blues cover record titled Honkin’ on Bobo.