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.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89
Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll pioneer whose hits include "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame," has died.
Tom Petty Dies: Rockers React
Tom Petty's death elicited an outpouring of grief from his peers, friends and the countless musicians he influenced over the years.
Tom Petty Confirmed Dead: Daughter and Family Spokesman
Tom Petty died at age 66, following a day spent fighting to overcome an apparent heart attack.
Tom Petty Reportedly Found Unconscious in Cardiac Arrest
Tom Petty was reportedly found unconscious in full cardiac arrest last night.
40 Years Ago: Billy Joel Finally Hits the Big Time With ‘The Stranger’
It's easy to forget, all these years later, that Billy Joel was pretty much a no-name struggling singer-songwriter when 'The Stranger' came out in September 1977.
UPDATE: Steven Tyler Denies Seizure Reports
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has denied reports that he had a seizure while touring in Brazil this week.
The Doors Announce 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Strange Days’
The Doors are marking the golden anniversary of their second album, 'Strange Days,' with a '50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.'
Listen to New Brian Wilson Song ‘Run James Run’
Brian Wilson has released a new song from his upcoming compilation album 'Playback.'
40 Years Ago: Cheap Trick Polish Their Sound and Make a Power Pop Classic With ‘In Color’
Cheap Trick's second LP, which arrived just seven months after their debut, proved they had a pop side.
Original Foreigner Members to Join Current Band for 40th Anniversary Tour Finale
Foreigner have announced that original members will perform with the current lineup at the final two concerts on their 40th anniversary tour.
Artist Paints Gregg Allman Portrait Using Allman’s Blood
A portrait of Gregg Allman painted with the late rocker's own blood will be packaged with certain editions of his new album.
Rod Stewart Has Remade ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’ for a New Generation to Hate
Rod Stewart has just signed with a new record label, and he's kicking off their new partnership be remaking one of the most divisive songs of his long career.