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.
The Story of the Rolling Stones’ First Tour With Ron Wood
Heading into their 13th year together, the Rolling Stones found themselves at a familiar crossroads.
1965 in Review: Rock’s 50 Biggest Stories
Nineteen sixty-five was one of the most dynamic and groundbreaking years in rock music history.
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Country Star Clay Walker Rips ‘Outdated Rock ‘n’ Rollers’ for Going Country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.
The Day Led Zeppelin Met Elvis Presley
The L.A. Forum played host to some of the greatest shows Led Zeppelin ever put on, and it was also the place where, on May 11, 1974, the band came face to face with its greatest hero.
When Led Zeppelin Launched 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.
The Day Stevie Ray Vaughan Kicked Off His Final Tour
On May 4, 1989, legendary Texas blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan kicked off the last tour of his short, celebrated career.
The Day Black Sabbath Fired 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.
The Story of California Jam, One of Rock’s Greatest Festivals
It was one of the great rock festivals of all time.
How Aerosmith Headed Straight 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.
That Time Jeff Beck Dabbled in Electronica on ‘Who Else!’
In March 1999, guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck dropped his first album of new studio material in more than a decade, the electronica-flavored Who Else!
The Day Kurt Cobain Overdosed and Went Into a Coma
In a shocking event that eerily foreshadowed the incomprehensibly tragedy of his death one month later, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain slipped into an overdose-induced coma on March 3, 1994.