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 the Rolling Stones’ Best Live Album, ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’
When the Rolling Stones started their 1969 tour of America, it had been a long two years since they were last on the road.
Black Sabbath Announce Final Tour
It looks like Black Sabbath are ready to go out on the road for one last tour.
Revisiting the Byrds’ Classic Country Move, ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’
The Byrds' released one of their best albums, 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo,' in August 1968.
Dire Straits Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Dire Straits released only a handful of albums during their brief time together, and each offers some essential band songs. But which holds up best?
How the Beatles Stepped Into the Next Phase of Their Career With ‘Help!’
'Rubber Soul' is often marked as the turning point in the Beatles' career. But the first steps toward their independence came a few months earlier on that album's predecessor, 'Help!'
Keith Richards Blasts the Beatles, Thinks ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Is ‘Rubbish’
In a new interview with Esquire, Keith Richards blasts his band's old rivals the Beatles, and slams their 1967 masterpiece Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band to boot.
Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp’s ‘Hollywood Vampires’ Album: Full Details Revealed
Looks like Alice Cooper's long-gestating covers album finally has a release date.
How the Rolling Stones Inched Toward Greatness on ‘Out of Our Heads’
Up until the release of 'Out of Our Heads,' the Rolling Stones were primarily known as a group that reworked blues and R&B songs.
Vince Neil’s Arena Football Team Taken Over by League
The Las Vegas Outlaws, the football team owned by Vince Neil, has been taken over by the Arena Football League.
Famous Musicians Who Correctly Predicted Their Own Death
Most of the time, famous musicians write about what they know: sex, drugs, girls.
James Taylor Racks Up His First No. 1 Album
James Taylor just scored his first No. 1 album.
Beatles Albums Ranked Worst to Best
The Beatles released 13 albums during their seven-year recording career. We rank them.