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.
45 Years Ago: Todd Rundgren Goes Solo and Makes a Masterpiece With ‘Something / Anything?’
Todd Rundgren seemed to be on the verge of something big since the late '60s. Here's where he finally took that step.
Listen to the Song Bruce Springsteen Wrote for a ‘Harry Potter’ Movie
Back in 2001, Bruce Springsteen wrote and recorded a song for the first Harry Potter movie, 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.'
Spinal Tap File $400 Million Lawsuit Over Unpaid Royalties
The three members of Spinal Tap and the director of the 1984 movie about the fictional band are involved in a very real lawsuit.
How Fleetwood Mac Made a Masterpiece Out of Messy Relationships on ‘Rumours’
After years simmering beneath the surface of mainstream tastes, Fleetwood Mac finally hit the big time in 1975.
Bob Dylan Announces New Three-CD Set, ‘Triplicate’
Bob Dylan will once again dip into the Great American Songbook for another set of standards.
Roger Waters Offers Preview of First Album in 25 Years
Roger Waters is collaborating with producer Nigel Godrich, who's worked with Paul McCartney and Radiohead, among others.
The Doors Announce 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of Debut Album
The Doors' self-titled debut, which was released 50 years ago today, will mark its golden anniversary with a three-disc deluxe edition.
The Story of David Bowie’s First Masterpiece ‘Hunky Dory’
Decades after its release, 'Hunky Dory' sounds like the album where Bowie starts to become Bowie.
Cream’s Debut Album to Be Reissued in Four-Disc Deluxe Edition
Cream's 1966 debut album will celebrate its 50th anniversary a month late with a four-disc deluxe edition set for release in 2017.
Revisiting Sly and the Family Stone’s ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’
If one album summed up the mood of 1971 in 45 minutes, it was Sly & the Family Stone's 'There's a Riot Goin' On.'
The Who, ‘My Generation Super Deluxe Edition': Album Review
The Who got bigger, brainier, better and generally tougher as they grew. But they were never as fiercely raw as they were on their first album.
Sting Announces 2017 Tour
Sting will be hitting the road next year in support of his just-released album, '57th & 9th.'