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.
John Lennon Albums, Ranked Worst to Best
Of all the Beatles, John Lennon is the one with the most wayward solo discography.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Release Their 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.
Black Sabbath Announce Final Tour
It looks like Black Sabbath are ready to go out on the road for one last tour.
Revisiting the Byrds’ Classic Country Move, ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’
The Byrds' released one of their best albums, 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo,' in August 1968.
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 records hold up the best?
Alice Cooper’s All-Star ‘Hollywood Vampires’ Album: Cover Art, Track List, Release Date An…
Looks like Alice Cooper's long-gestating covers album finally has a release date.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Step Into the Next Phase of Their Career on ‘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!'
50 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Inch 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 to fit their British background.
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.
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.