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.
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.
Top 25 Psychedelic Rock Albums
Blues, folk, world music – no genre escaped the kaleidoscopic pull of the '60s' trippiest sound.
John Belushi Movies Ranked Worst to Best
Late comedian starred in less than a half-dozen films during his short career, but he made the most of his screen time.
Paul McCartney, ‘McCartney III': Album Review
Following 2018's ambitious 'Egypt Station,' legend strips back and goes totally solo for third one-man-band record.
Reissue Roundup: Fall Sets From Elton John, Jimi Hendrix and More
Archival sets include deluxe editions of classic records, remixed collections of big hits and previously unreleased live shows.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Godfather: Part III’ Brings a Saga to an End
Sixteen years after Michael Corleone thought he was out, Francis Ford Coppola pulled him back in.