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.
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.
Tom Petty Discography
Tom Petty's discography, with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, is filled with the sort of records that make a career mean something.
Tom Petty Confirmed Dead: Daughter and Family Spokesman
Tom Petty died at age 66, following a day spent fighting to overcome an apparent heart attack.
Tom Petty Reportedly Found Unconscious in Cardiac Arrest
Tom Petty was reportedly found unconscious in full cardiac arrest last night.
How Billy Joel Finally Hit the Big Time With ‘The Stranger’
It's easy to forget, all these years later, that Billy Joel was pretty much a no-name struggling singer-songwriter when 'The Stranger' came out in September 1977.
Listen to New Brian Wilson Song ‘Run James Run’
Brian Wilson has released a new song from his upcoming compilation album 'Playback.'
40 Years Ago: Cheap Trick Polish Their Sound and Make a Power Pop Classic With ‘In Color’
Cheap Trick's second LP, which arrived just seven months after their debut, proved they had a pop side.
Original Foreigner Members to Join Current Band for 40th Anniversary Tour Finale
Foreigner have announced that original members will perform with the current lineup at the final two concerts on their 40th anniversary tour.
Rod Stewart Has Remade ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’ for a New Generation to Hate
Rod Stewart has just signed with a new record label, and he's kicking off their new partnership be remaking one of the most divisive songs of his long career.