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.
Pete Townshend Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Nothing by the Who. No tribute records to Meher Baba. But we do have concept albums, collaborations and some pretty cool solo records made between band LPs.
Grateful Dead’s ‘Anthem of the Sun’ Gets 50th Anniversary Reissue
This new edition includes both the rare 1968 mix of the album plus the more common 1971 version.
Dire Straits to Play Rock Hall Induction Without Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits will perform at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction next week – but without frontman Mark Knopfler.
Jack White, ‘Boarding House Reach': Album Review
Ever since Jack White closed the book on the White Stripes at the top of the decade, he's taken his solo career into deeper and more expansive areas than he ever explored with his band.
Van Morrison Announces New Album, ‘You’re Driving Me Crazy’
Apparently Van Morrison has no intention of slowing down anytime soon.
Gibson Lays Off Custom Shop Workers
The Gibson guitar company's problems are escalating, just weeks after experts said it was "running out of time" to resolve its debt issues.
35 Years Ago: U2 Aim Big on Third Album, ‘War’
U2 had been building toward 'War' since their first album, 'Boy,' was released three years earlier in 1980.
New Johnny Cash-Based LP, ‘Forever Words,’ Features Chris Cornell
The late Chris Cornell is one of more than a dozen artists who've contributed to a new album of songs based on previously unpublished poems and other writings by Johnny Cash.
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris Pay Tribute to Tom Petty at Grammys
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris paid tribute to the late Tom Petty at the Grammy Awards tonight.
Listen to Jimi Hendrix’s Previously Unreleased ‘Mannish Boy’ Cover
The latest posthumous release by Jimi Hendrix will be available in March, but you can hear the first track from 'Both Sides of the Sky' now.
Paul McCartney Says ‘Future of Music Is in Danger’
Paul McCartney is supporting the U.K. Music Initiative, a new Parliamentary campaign that hopes to save music venues from closing.
Robert Plant Announces New Live ‘Festival of Disruption’ DVD
Robert Plant will release a live DVD that features an eight-song performance with his current band the Sensational Space Shifters.