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.
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.
Rolling Stones Planning New Album and Live DVD
As the Rolling Stones continue their Zip Code tour and prepare for the release of a deluxe reissue of their classic Sticky Fingers album next week, they're already making plans for what comes next.
Artists Technically Eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016
To become eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an artist must wait 25 years from the release of their first record. These artists are eligible in 2016.
U2’s Tour Manager, Dennis Sheehan, Dies
Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel this morning.
Roger Daltrey Doesn’t Want Fans Smoking Pot at Who Concerts
Roger Daltrey threatened to stop a Who concert last night after he smelled pot smoke in the audience.