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.
Dire Straits to Play Rock Hall Induction Without Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits will perform at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction next week – but without frontman Mark Knopfler.
Jack White, ‘Boarding House Reach': Album Review
Ever since Jack White closed the book on the White Stripes at the top of the decade, he's taken his solo career into deeper and more expansive areas than he ever explored with his band.
40 Years Ago: Elvis Costello Releases His Masterpiece, ‘This Year’s Model’
Elvis Costello's debut album arrived less than a year before its follow-up. But the two records boasted a sound, style and attitude that were far removed from each other.
Gibson Lays Off Custom Shop Workers
The Gibson guitar company's problems are escalating, just weeks after experts said it was "running out of time" to resolve its debt issues.
Living Colour Albums Ranked Worst to Best
There weren't many bands that looked and sounded like Living Colour when they released their debut album in 1988.
Led Zeppelin Force Jason Bonham to Change Band Name
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience recently changed their name, and it appears the directive came from Led Zeppelin themselves.
Lars Ulrich on Drumming: ‘I’ve Never Been Interested in Ability’
Lar Ulrich offers a new revelation that will surprise few Metallica fans, and none of their harshest critics.
New Johnny Cash-Based LP, ‘Forever Words,’ Features Chris Cornell
The late Chris Cornell is one of more than a dozen artists who've contributed to a new album of songs based on previously unpublished poems and other writings by Johnny Cash.
Watch Steven Tyler’s New Super Bowl Commercial for Kia
Steven Tyler takes the wheel in a new commercial set to air during this weekend's Super Bowl.
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris Pay Tribute to Tom Petty at Grammys
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris paid tribute to the late Tom Petty at the Grammy Awards tonight.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘How the West Was Won’ to Be Reissued
Led Zeppelin's 2003 live album 'How the West Was Won' is getting remastered for its 15th anniversary this year.
Listen to Jimi Hendrix’s Previously Unreleased ‘Mannish Boy’ Cover
The latest posthumous release by Jimi Hendrix will be available in March, but you can hear the first track from 'Both Sides of the Sky' now.