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.
The Story of David Bowie’s First Masterpiece ‘Hunky Dory’
Decades after its release, 'Hunky Dory' sounds like the album where Bowie starts to become Bowie.
How U2 Reinvented Themselves for the First Time on ‘Achtung Baby’
Up until the release of 'Achtung Baby,' U2 had been all about evolution, not reinvention.
Sting Announces 2017 Tour
Sting will be hitting the road next year in support of his just-released album, '57th & 9th.'
5 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Finally Release the Troubled ‘Smile Sessions’
Up until its official arrival on Oct. 31, 2011, the Beach Boys' 'Smile' was one of music's most famous unreleased albums.
Pink Floyd Discography
Where Pink Floyd started and where they ended up are entirely different places.
Police Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Most artists resist labels. The Police were one of the few bands that distanced itself from them by making music that couldn't be classified.
How Paul Simon Staged a Multi-Cultural Comeback With ‘Graceland’
Paul Simon's decade wasn't going so great when he started work on his sixth solo album in October 1985.
Pink Floyd Vinyl Reissues Continue With Three Pre-‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Albums
Three more vinyl reissues from Pink Floyd's past will be released next month.
New Bruce Springsteen Compilation to Include Five Unreleased Songs
Bruce Springsteen will release a new compilation album that doubles as a companion piece to his upcoming autobiography.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Sing ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ With a Wedding Band
Boy, it's gotta suck being famous. Just look what a wedding band recently put Jon Bon Jovi through.
Beach Boys’ First Recordings Collected on New Album
The Beach Boys' earliest recordings will be released on a two-disc set later this summer.
Memphis Horn Player Wayne Jackson Dies at 74
Wayne Jackson, a member of the great Memphis Horns duo that played on countless classic records over the years, has died.