Michael Gallucci is the senior editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. His previous gigs include editor-of-chief at Diffuser.fm, managing editor of Cleveland Scene and writing about music and movies for All Music Guide, American Songwriter, the A.V. Club, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
Paul McCartney Says ‘Future of Music Is in Danger’
Paul McCartney is supporting the U.K. Music Initiative, a new Parliamentary campaign that hopes to save music venues from closing.
Joe Cocker Dies at Age 70
Joe Cocker, one of rock music's most distinctive performers, has died of lung cancer.
Paul McCartney’s ‘New’ Getting Special Collector’s Edition
Paul McCartney's latest album, 'New,' will mark its one-year anniversary next month with a special Collector's Edition.
Bugs Bunny Is Getting Another Face-Lift
Bugs Bunny is no stranger to face-lifts. The wiseass cartoon rabbit has gone through many changes and incarnations since his debut in 1940's 'A Wild Hare.'
Lou Reed Dies at 71
Lou Reed has died at the age of 71. No cause of death has been reported, but the Velvet Underground leader and legendary solo artist underwent a liver transplant in May.
35 Years Ago: The Who Release ‘Who Are You’
The final album by the Who's original lineup was a product of its time. Released three years after its predecessor, 'The Who by Numbers' (which indeed sounded like the band on autopilot at times), 1978's 'Who Are You' had a lot to contend with, like punk rock, electroni…
Lou Gramm Announces North American Tour
Lou Gramm has announced a handful of tour dates that will keep him busy in August and into September. He also has one show scheduled for October.
30 Years Ago: David Bowie Releases ‘Let’s Dance’
Heading into 1983, David Bowie hadn’t placed an album in the Top 10 since 1976’s ‘Station to Station.’ His ‘Berlin Trilogy’ (made up of 1977’s ‘Low’ and ‘Heroes’ and 1979’s ‘Lodger’) and 1980’s ‘Scary Monsters’ were critical hits, but they didn’t sell all that well. With his artsy experimental recor…
Top 10 Boston Songs
Long breaks probably prevented them from becoming even bigger, but Boston managed to crank out plenty of classics during their peak years.
Top 10 Rolling Stones Cover Songs
The Rolling Stones -- like so many other great groups that got their start in the '60s -- began as a cover band, working through rock, blues and R&B favorites. Their first few albums consisted almost entirely of cover songs. As Mick Jagger and Keith Richards grew more confident as …
25 Years Ago: Neil Young Releases Sorta Sequel ‘Harvest Moon’
Harvest Moon was heralded as the sequel to Harvest, Neil Young’s 1972 classic that remains his only No. 1 album. But we heard that before: Everything from the unreleased (but heavily bootlegged) 1977 LP Chrome Dreams to various songs that have appeared on albums throug…