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.
Watch David Bowie’s Video for His New Song ‘Blackstar’
David Bowie will release his 25th album, ★ (which is pronounced Blackstar), on Jan. 8, the day he turns 69.
The Day Duane Allman Died and the Legacy He Left
Duane Allman died after a motorcycle accident on October 29, 1971.
Three Dog Night’s Cory Wells Dies at 74
Cory Wells, one of the trio of singers in Three Dog Night, has died.
40 Years Ago: Lynyrd Skynyrd Release ‘Street Survivors’
Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Street Survivors' was released on Oct. 17, 1977, only three days before their fatal plane crash.
Tom Petty Was Addicted to Heroin in the ’90s, Claims New Book
A new book about Tom Petty claims that the artist was addicted to heroin in the '90s.
35 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Strips Down and Gets Dark on ‘Nebraska’
When Bruce Springsteen started recording a batch of new songs to a four-track tape machine in his New Jersey bedroom in January 1982, he wasn’t planning to release an album.
U2 Show Canceled After ‘Security Threat’
A U2 concert scheduled in Sweden was canceled after a "security risk" was reported.
Guns N’ Roses’ Bass Player: ‘I Really Have No Idea What’s Going On’
Confused about what's going on with Guns N' Roses these days? Join the party.
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?