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.
1966’s Best Rock Albums
In a way, 1965 was the nascent start of the classic-rock era, that moment when the rock 'n' roll single yielded its power to the album format. But 1966 is when it all started to make sense.
Allman Brothers Band Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Like many groups that managed to last almost a half century, the Allman Brothers Band's long, complicated history isn't always an easy one to navigate.
The Story of Pink Floyd’s Last Album With Roger Waters, ‘The Final Cut’
Is it Pink Floyd’s worst album or Roger Waters’ best solo LP? We explore the thorny history of this complicated album.
Neil Peart Publishing New Book About Rush’s Final Tour
Neil Peart will publish a book about Rush's R40 tour, rumored to be the band's last-ever one of this size, later this year.
Guns N’ Roses Tap Alice in Chains for Opening Slot on Reunion Shows
Guns N' Roses have picked the opening band for their first two highly anticipated reunion shows next month.
1976’s Best Rock Albums
Even though punk was right around the corner, classic sounds still dominated the year.
The Story of Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd's era-defining 'The Dark Side of the Moon' was released in March 1973.
The Who Albums Ranked Worst to Best
With all of the compilations the Who have released over the years, it's easy to forget that their studio output boils down to a mere 11 albums.
Ian Gillan Comments on Deep Purple’s Decision to Perform With Current Lineup at Rock Hall …
Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan has issued a statement regarding the band's decision to perform with only the current lineup when it's inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April .
The Story of Yes’ Breakthrough Moment on ‘The Yes Album’
They released two studio projects before 'The Yes Album' came out in February 1971. As far as most rock 'n' roll fans are concerned, however, Yes started right here.
Eric Clapton to Release New Album, ‘I Still Do,’ With ‘Slowhand’ Producer Glyn Johns
Eric Clapton will release his 23rd album, I Still Do, on May 20.
10 Times the Grammys Got It Wrong
Forget, if you can, the fact that the Doors, Jimi Hendrix and the Who have never won a Grammy.