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.
When U2 Aimed 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late Chris Cornell is one of more than a dozen artists who've contributed to a new album of songs based on previously unpublished poems and other writings by Johnny Cash.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.
Tedeschi Trucks Band Announce 2018 Summer Tour
The Tedeschi Trucks Band have announced a run of tour dates for this summer.
Listen to Early Version of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Landslide’
An expanded version of Fleetwood Mac's breakthrough self-titled album is coming out in a couple weeks, but you can hear one of the set's many bonus songs now.
Tom Petty and Neil Young Publisher Sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion
Wixen Music Publishing, which owns songs by Tom Petty and Neil Young, is suing Spotify for $1.6 billion.
Frank Zappa’s Roxy Shows Collected on New Box
Frank Zappa's legendary 1973 concerts at the Roxy are being collected for a new seven-disc box set.
Dead and Company Cancel Shows Due to John Mayer Hospitalization
Dead and Company have postponed concerts after member John Mayer was admitted to the hospital.
Neil Young and Promise of the Real, ‘The Visitor': Album Review
Neil Young's first two collaborations with Promise of the Real, the band led by Willie Nelson's son Lukas Nelson, sounded like tethered Crazy Horse albums.