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.
40 Years Ago: Billy Joel Finally Hits the Big Time With ‘The Stranger’
It's easy to forget, all these years later, that Billy Joel was pretty much a no-name struggling singer-songwriter when 'The Stranger' came out in September 1977.
30 Years Ago: The Smiths Release Their Last Album, ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’
The Smiths knew the end was near.
UPDATE: Steven Tyler Denies Seizure Reports
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has denied reports that he had a seizure while touring in Brazil this week.
Glenn Hughes Reportedly Taken Offstage by Paramedics During New Zealand Show
Glenn Hughes was reportedly about an hour and 45 minutes into a show at Christchurch when he left the stage.
Robert Plant Announces North American Tour, Shares New Song ‘Bluebirds Over the Mountain’
Robert Plant is gearing up for the release of his new album, 'Carry Fire,' with a new song and tour dates.
The Doors Announce 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Strange Days’
The Doors are marking the golden anniversary of their second album, 'Strange Days,' with a '50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.'
Bob Dylan Announces New ‘Bootleg Series’ Focusing on Gospel Years, ‘Trouble No More’
The 13th volume of Bob Dylan's acclaimed 'Bootleg Series' will focus on his controversial and often misunderstood gospel era from the late '70s and early '80s.
The Rolling Stones, ‘Their Satanic Majesties Request: 50th Anniversary Special Edition': A…
When 'Their Satanic Majesties Request' came out in December 1967, fans asked, "Where did the Rolling Stones go wrong?"
Listen to New Brian Wilson Song ‘Run James Run’
Brian Wilson has released a new song from his upcoming compilation album 'Playback.'
40 Years Ago: Cheap Trick Polish Their Sound and Make a Power Pop Classic With ‘In Color’
Cheap Trick's second LP, which arrived just seven months after their debut, proved they had a pop side.
Top 10 Grant Hart Husker Du Songs
Husker Du were a band of shifting and ever-growing personalities, influences and styles.
Steely Dan Announce Fall Tour Dates
Steely Dan have announced almost a dozen tour dates for this fall.