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.
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.
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.
Neil Young Slams NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch
Neil Young has fired back at NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch after she compared his music to a "dying cow fart."
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.
Watch Steven Tyler’s New Super Bowl Commercial for Kia
Steven Tyler takes the wheel in a new commercial set to air during this weekend's Super Bowl.
FBI Investigates Upcoming Jackson Browne Concert as Possible Terrorist Target
A Jackson Browne concert scheduled for Tuesday is reportedly part of an FBI investigation after banners were found outside of an Indiana church that threatened a massacre.
Paul McCartney Says ‘Future of Music Is in Danger’
Paul McCartney is supporting the U.K. Music Initiative, a new Parliamentary campaign that hopes to save music venues from closing.
Listen to Early Version of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Landslide’
An expanded version of Fleetwood Mac's breakthrough self-titled album is coming out in a couple weeks, but you can hear one of the set's many bonus songs now.
Frank Zappa’s Roxy Shows Collected on New Box
Frank Zappa's legendary 1973 concerts at the Roxy are being collected for a new seven-disc box set.
U2, ‘Songs of Experience': Album Review
U2's last album, 2014's 'Songs of Innocence,' was overshadowed by the PR stunt that accompanied the record's release.
Neil Young and Promise of the Real, ‘The Visitor': Album Review
Neil Young's first two collaborations with Promise of the Real, the band led by Willie Nelson's son Lukas Nelson, sounded like tethered Crazy Horse albums.
Three New Microbe Species Named After Rush
Three new species of microbes have been named after Rush.