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.
The Best Albums From Rock’s Coolest Bootleg Label
Authors of 'A Pig's Tale: The Underground Story of the Legendary Bootleg Label Trade Mark of Quality' pick their favorite records for UCR.
Metallica and Various Artists, ‘The Metallica Blacklist': Album Review
More than 50 artists take on rock legends' 1991 classic for occasionally wobbly, sometimes engaging tribute record.
Iron Maiden, ‘Senjutsu': Album Review
Band takes things to epic heights on 17th album.
Top 10 Charlie Watts Rolling Stones Songs
The group never would have been crowned the World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band without the drummer.
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.
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.
Neil Young, ‘Archives Vol. II: 1972-1976′: Album Review
Ten discs from the legendary singer-songwriter at his peak.
The New James Bond Turns Up the Violence in ‘Quantum of Solace’
Daniel Craig is back for Round Two after reviving 007 in 'Casino Royale' two years earlier.
The Best Horror Movie From Every Year: 1920-2019
Counting down a century's worth of monsters, demons and things that go bump in the night.
Tom Petty, ‘Wildflowers and All the Rest': Album Review
Solo LP from 1994 is expanded with outtakes, home recordings and a live disc, enriching an already rewarding record.
New John Lennon Set Celebrates His 80th Birthday
'Gimme Some Truth. The Ultimate Mixes' collects some of his best-known solo songs remixed.
See Photos and Video From New ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Book: Premiere
'Black & White & Weird All Over' includes hundreds of pictures of the artist in the '80s.