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.
20 Years Ago: The Cure Get Weird With ‘Wild Mood Swings’
Following up their relatively mainstream 1992 album, 'Wish,' Robert Smith and the Cure returned in 1996 with an eclectic but uneven batch of sonic experiments.
The Story of the Ramones’ Influential Debut Album
The Ramones sounded like everybody and nobody else.
How the Rolling Stones Continued Their ’70s Slide on ‘Black and Blue’
The mid-'70s weren't so great for the Rolling Stones.
UPDATE: Paul Mccartney Somewhat Clarifies Mysterious Five-Second Clip
Paul McCartney just posted a five-second audio clip on Twitter.
The Story of the Kinks’ Rush-Released Second Album, ‘Kinda Kinks’
It's important to remember that things moved a whole lot faster in the music biz back in the '60s.
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.
Revisiting the Rolling Stones’ First Great U.S. LP, ‘The Rolling Stones Now!’
Even more so than the Beatles' early catalog, the Rolling Stones' first few albums looked quite different by the time they made it to U.S. fans.
David Bowie Has 19 Albums on the U.K. Chart Right Now
Not so surprisingly, David Bowie albums have been selling quite well since his death on Jan. 10. But was anyone expecting this?
Scott Weiland’s Bassist Arrested for Cocaine Possession
The bass player in Scott Weiland's band, Tommy Black, has been arrested for possession of cocaine.
The Rolling Stones Said Goodbye to the ’60s With ‘Let It Bleed’
The Rolling Stones survived a chaotic recording session to release 'Let it Bleed' in November 1969.
Eagles of Death Metal Tease First Interview Since Paris Attacks
More than a week after the deadly Paris attacks that left 130 people dead, Eagles of Death Metal are getting to ready to unveil their first interview since the tragedy.
That Time Bruce Springsteen Stripped Down and Got Dark on ‘Nebraska’
When Bruce Springsteen started recording a batch of new songs to a four-track tape machine in his New Jersey bedroom in January 1982, he wasn’t planning to release an album.