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.
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.
35 Years Ago: Rush Put the Focus on Songs and Make Their Leanest Album, ‘Moving Pictures’
In a way, Rush's career can be boiled down to this: everything before 'Moving Pictures,' and everything after 'Moving Pictures.'
Top 10 Alice Cooper Songs
The original Alice Cooper band -- a quintet led by Detroit native Vincent Furnier, who took the group's name as his own -- lasted a little more than five years.
Watch Steve Tyler’s Skittles Super Bowl Commercial
As the big game day approaches (five days away!), more and more of the year's Super Bowl commercials are showing up early.
The Story of the Doors’ Back-to-Basics ‘Morrison Hotel’
The Doors had gotten sloppy, self-absorbed and a little off course by the time they released their fourth album, 'The Soft Parade,' in mid 1969.
Bill Ward Reportedly Declined to Perform at Black Sabbath’s Last Show
According to Black Sabbath, the band's estranged drummer Bill Ward was invited to perform at the group's final show on their The End tour, but he said no.
Top 10 Mick Taylor Rolling Stones Songs
Even though Mick Taylor's stint in the Rolling Stones lasted a mere five years, he appeared on the band's classic string of late-'60s/early-'70s albums, including 'Sticky Fingers' and 'Exile on Main St.'
How David Bowie Scored His First-Ever Platinum Album
David Bowie projects like his "Berlin Trilogy" and 1980’s 'Scary Monsters' were critical hits, but they didn’t sell all that well.
Top 20 David Bowie Videos
David Bowie's career was as much about the vision as it was the sound.