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: 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.
Steely Dan Announce Fall Tour Dates
Steely Dan have announced almost a dozen tour dates for this fall.
Artist Paints Gregg Allman Portrait Using Allman’s Blood
A portrait of Gregg Allman painted with the late rocker's own blood will be packaged with certain editions of his new album.
Sammy Hagar and Dave Mustaine Added to Loudwire Music Awards
Sammy Hagar and Dave Mustaine have been added to the first-ever Loudwire Music Awards.
10 Times Houston Made Rock ‘n’ Roll History
A look at Houston's rock 'n' roll history through the years.
Def Leppard Will Reportedly Play ‘Hysteria’ in Its Entirety on 2018 Tour
Def Leppard's blockbuster 1987 album 'Hysteria' recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, but the band will continue the party next year.
Glen Campbell Dies at 81
Glen Campbell, the music legend whose career spanned more than 50 years, has died.
Goldy McJohn, Original Steppenwolf Keyboardist, Dies at 72
Goldy McJohn, a founding member of Steppenwolf and the keyboardist who powered some of the band's best songs, has died at age 72.
Listen to Two New Mick Jagger Songs, ‘England Lost’ and ‘Gotta Get a Grip’
The Rolling Stones singer said he wrote the surprise tracks as a reaction to the "anxiety [and] unknowability of the changing political situation."
Keith Richards Says ‘It Wouldn’t Take a Twist of the Arm’ for the Rolling Stones to Make A…
Keith Richards says the Rolling Stones are about to head back into the studio to start recording their long-promised new album.
Vanilla Ice Claims He Owns Queen’s ‘Under Pressure’
"So," Vanilla Ice says, "'Under Pressure,' 'Ice Ice Baby' – same difference."
Rock’s Most Hated Records
You many not break into Hulk-sized fits of anger while revisiting these records, but we advise a calming drink beforehand all the same.