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.
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Their Ill-Fated Stadium Tour
Guns N' Roses were about a year and a half into their two-and-a-half-year Use Your Illusion tour when they hooked up with Metallica for a two-and-a-half-month run of North America in the summer of 1992.
47 Years Ago: The Band Release Their Debut Album, ‘Music From Big Pink’
In five seemingly short years, the Band went from backing a mostly obscure rockabilly singer to joining Bob Dylan on tour to becoming a super-popular group in its right.
40 Years Ago: Bob Dylan and the Band’s ‘Basement Tapes’ Finally Gets an 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.
Rolling Stones Planning New Album and Live DVD
As the Rolling Stones continue their Zip Code tour and prepare for the release of a deluxe reissue of their classic Sticky Fingers album next week, they're already making plans for what comes next.
U2’s Tour Manager, Dennis Sheehan, Dies
Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel this morning.
Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song
Neil Young has unveiled the first taste of his upcoming album, The Monsanto Years, and it's a take-down of coffee giant Starbucks.
44 Years Ago: Rod Stewart Becomes a Star With ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’
Rod Stewart was practically a rock 'n' roll veteran when he released his breakthrough album, 'Every Picture Tells a Story,' in May 1971.
Rolling Stones Announce Special Guests for Summer Tour
The Rolling Stones have announced some special guests for their upcoming tour, and like the last time they played North America, the list includes a wide range of artists.
The History of Warren Zevon on ‘David Letterman’
Here's an in-depth look into the often amusing, ultimately emotional history of Warren Zevon on David Letterman's late-night TV shows.
40 Years Ago: Elton John Releases a Concept Album About How Awesome He Is
Elton John's 'Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy' dialed back the commercial aspirations of his previous LPs to focus on something more personal.
Listen to Pete Townshend’s New Song, ‘Guantanamo’
A new Pete Townshend compilation will include two new songs, including one called "Guantanamo" about the controversial military prison.
Steven Tyler to Promote His New Country Song All Over the Place Tomorrow
Steven Tyler will release his first country single, "Love Is Your Name," tomorrow – and the Aerosmith singer has a busy day in store.