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.
Buzzcocks Frontman Pete Shelley Dies at 63
Shelley wrote some of punk's best and catchiest songs.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Headed to Trial Again
A U.S. appeals court has ordered a new hearing on copyright issues with the band's best-known song.
Listen to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ ‘Gainesville’ From New Box
A third track from the upcoming 'An American Treasure' has been unveiled.
UPDATE: Dickey Betts Recovering After Successful Brain Surgery
Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist fell and cracked his head at his Florida home.
All 92 Led Zeppelin Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Let's take a deep dive into Led Zeppelin's brief but great catalog.
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.