Michael Gallucci is the managing 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.
45 Years Ago: The Number of the Beast Goes Mainstream in ‘The Omen’
The Antichrist caused all sorts of hell in the hit 1976 movie.
Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From Fleetwood Mac, the Who and More
New archival releases include expanded versions of beloved albums, box-set collections and rarities-stuffed deluxe editions.
50 Years Ago: ‘Escape From the Planet of the Apes’ Explores New World
Third movie in series brings simian heroes to 1973 Earth, and begins completing saga's circle.
45 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Announces Himself on Self-Titled LP
The 1976 album wasn't his debut, but it could have been.
Top 25 Soul Albums of the ’70s
There's more to the decade than Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, but those legends are well represented.
Poco’s Rusty Young Dies at 75
Band cofounder was the only constant member in its 50-plus-year career.
John Lennon, ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Collection': Album Review
A half-century after its release, the best post-Beatles solo album remains a cathartic and invigorating listen.
45 Years Ago: Marvin Gaye Stirs Up a Storm on ‘I Want You’
Soul legend returned after three-year break with a complicated and controversial set of songs that helped ignite a genre.
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan and More
A rundown of new box sets, deluxe editions and archival releases from the past few months.
55 Years Ago: The Byrds Launch a New Chapter With ‘Eight Miles High’
Inspired by John Coltrane, the folk rockers turn a page that helps change course of music history.
5 Reasons New York Dolls Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
They were punk before there was a name for it, and they've influenced generations of rock bands. So why aren't they in the HOF?
5 Reasons Carole King Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
She's already been inducted with ex-husband and onetime creative partner Gerry Goffin for songwriting, but she deserves to be in for her own achievements, too.