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.
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.
Lars Ulrich on Drumming: ‘I’ve Never Been Interested in Ability’
Lar Ulrich offers a new revelation that will surprise few Metallica fans, and none of their harshest critics.
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.
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.
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.
Three New Microbe Species Named After Rush
Three new species of microbes have been named after Rush.
Fleetwood Mac’s 1975 Album Is Getting Expanded
Fleetwood Mac's breakthrough self-titled 1975 album will be expanded and reissued.
David Bowie and Elton John Arranger Paul Buckmaster Dies at 71
Paul Buckmaster, a Grammy-winning arranger and artist who worked with Elton John and the Rolling Stones, has died.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89
Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll pioneer whose hits include "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame," has died.
Tornado Touches Down During Beach Boys Concert
A tornado hit Oklahoma on Saturday night during a Beach Boys concert.
Tom Petty Was Planning a ‘Wildflowers’ Tour
Tom Petty was reportedly planning a tour centered on his 1994 solo album 'Wildflowers' at the time of his death.