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.
Spinal Tap File $400 Million Lawsuit Over Unpaid Royalties
The three members of Spinal Tap and the director of the 1984 movie about the fictional band are involved in a very real lawsuit.
Santana Announce Summer Tour
After a reunion album and shows last year with the lineup that helped make Santana one of the most popular bands in the late '60s and early '70s, the group will return to the road this summer.
Ozzy Osbourne on Black Sabbath’s Farewell Show: ‘I’ve Been Tearful’
As Black Sabbath prepare for their farewell show this weekend, at least one member is choked up at the prospect of the band's final gig.
Bob Dylan Announces New Three-CD Set, ‘Triplicate’
Bob Dylan will once again dip into the Great American Songbook for another set of standards.
30 Years Ago: U2 Make Their Masterpiece, ‘The Joshua Tree’
Even before U2's 'The Joshua Tree' arrived, it was clear something big was on the horizon.
Roger Waters Offers Preview of First Album in 25 Years
Roger Waters is collaborating with producer Nigel Godrich, who's worked with Paul McCartney and Radiohead, among others.
Ramones Albums Ranked Worst to Best
The Ramones' legend was pretty much built on the four albums they fired off during their first two years.
Sebastian Bach, Skid Row Managers Reportedly Discussing Reunion
Sebastian Bach brought up the possibility of a reunion with his former Skid Row bandmates.
Watch Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Interpreted as a Four-Minute Crime Film
Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" has been interpreted as many things over the past 40 years.
How the Who Mixed Things Up on Their Second Album, ‘A Quick One’
Not long after the Who's debut album was released, Pete Townshend was already moving on.
Revisiting Sly and the Family Stone’s ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’
If one album summed up the mood of 1971 in 45 minutes, it was Sly & the Family Stone's 'There's a Riot Goin' On.'
Grateful Dead Launching 50th Anniversary Album Reissue Series Next Year
The Grateful Dead will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their recording career next year with a new album reissue series.