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.
The Story of the Rolling Stones’ Best Live Album, ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’
When the Rolling Stones started their 1969 tour of America, it had been a long two years since they were last on the road.
Guns N’ Roses’ Bass Player: ‘I Really Have No Idea What’s Going On’
Confused about what's going on with Guns N' Roses these days? Join the party.
Watch Iron Maiden’s New Video for ‘Speed of Light’
Iron Maiden have unveiled the first song from their upcoming double album, The Book of Souls.
Dire Straits Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Dire Straits released only a handful of albums during their brief time together, and each offers some essential band songs. But which holds up best?
How the Beatles Stepped Into the Next Phase of Their Career With ‘Help!’
'Rubber Soul' is often marked as the turning point in the Beatles' career. But the first steps toward their independence came a few months earlier on that album's predecessor, 'Help!'
Keith Richards Blasts the Beatles, Thinks ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Is ‘Rubbish’
In a new interview with Esquire, Keith Richards blasts his band's old rivals the Beatles, and slams their 1967 masterpiece Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band to boot.
Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp’s ‘Hollywood Vampires’ Album: Full Details Revealed
Looks like Alice Cooper's long-gestating covers album finally has a release date.
Bob Dylan Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Not so surprisingly, Bob Dylan's recording career has lots of ups and downs. That's bound to happen when you stick around for more than 50 years and release three dozen albums during that time.
How the Rolling Stones Inched Toward Greatness on ‘Out of Our Heads’
Up until the release of 'Out of Our Heads,' the Rolling Stones were primarily known as a group that reworked blues and R&B songs.
Drumstick Maker Everett ‘Vic’ Firth Dies at 85
Everett "Vic" Firth, whose namesake drumsticks are among the world's most popular, has died.
Vince Neil’s Arena Football Team Taken Over by League
The Las Vegas Outlaws, the football team owned by Vince Neil, has been taken over by the Arena Football League.
How Bob Dylan and the Band’s ‘Basement Tapes’ Finally Saw Official Release
By the time it came out in June 1975, Bob Dylan and the Band's 'The Basement Tapes' was the most famous album never released.