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.
Brian Johnson Helps Billy Joel Welcome 2015 With an AC/DC Classic
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson rang in the new year last night by joining Billy Joel onstage to perform one of the band's all-time classic songs.
47 Years Ago: Bob Dylan’s ‘John Wesley Harding’ Album Released
When Bob Dylan's ‘John Wesley Harding’ album was released on Dec. 27, 1967, fans didn’t know what to make of it.
Joe Cocker Dies at Age 70
Joe Cocker, one of rock music's most distinctive performers, has died of lung cancer.
Joan Jett to Open for the Who’s 50th Anniversary Tour
Newly minted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Joan Jett and her Blackhearts will open for the Who's 50th anniversary tour when it hits North America next year.
2014’s Stories of the Year
Ultimate Classic Rock runs down the top stories of 2014.
The Beatles Started to Show the Strains of Beatlemania on ‘Beatles for Sale’
When the Beatles' fourth album, 'Beatles for Sale,' was released on Dec. 4, 1964, it was their third LP in a little more than a year.
Nikki Sixx Calls for Artists to Be Honest on Social Media
Nikki Sixx wants you to know that everything you read on his Facebook and Twitter accounts was written and posted by Sixx himself.
Arrest Warrant Issued for Phil Rudd After He Misses Court Appointment
An arrest warrant was issued for AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd after he failed to show up for his court hearing in New Zealand today.
Jon Bon Jovi Says Richie Sambora ‘Quit – He’s Gone’
It's been more than a year since we heard anything about Richie Sambora's split from Bon Jovi.
Go Behind the Scenes of AC/DC’s ‘Play Ball’ Video
Over the weekend, AC/DC teased a couple of photos from their upcoming 'Play Ball' video, which is due sometime this week.
Updated: Are Van Halen Mixing a New Album?
If the rumors are true, then we may be hearing a new Van Halen album sometime real soon.
Phil Rudd Procuring-Murder Charge Dropped
The procuring-murder charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd has been dropped.