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.
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.
40 Years Ago: Billy Joel Finally Hits 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.
The Who Announce Five-CD Box Set, ‘Maximum As & Bs’
All of the Who's singles and EPs will be collected on a new box set, 'Maximum As & Bs.'
Listen to Two New Mick Jagger Songs, ‘England Lost’ and ‘Gotta Get a Grip’
The Rolling Stones singer said he wrote the surprise tracks as a reaction to the "anxiety [and] unknowability of the changing political situation."
Guns N’ Roses Make One Hell of an Introduction With ‘Welcome to the Jungle': The Story Beh…
Rock 'n' roll needed a serious fix by the last part of the '80s. Then came Guns N' Roses.
Vanilla Ice Claims He Owns Queen’s ‘Under Pressure’
"So," Vanilla Ice says, "'Under Pressure,' 'Ice Ice Baby' – same difference."
David Bowie ‘A New Career in a New Town’ Box Collects Berlin Trilogy and More
The third in a series of David Bowie box sets will collect his famous Berlin Trilogy as well as a few other records from the late '70s and early '80s.