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.
UPDATED: Nikki Sixx Says He’ll Play Onstage Naked If New England Wins Super Bowl
Depending on how you feel about seeing Nikki Sixx naked onstage, his recent tweets will have you cheering for or against the New England Patriots when they play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday.
ZZ Top Will Perform With Weezer on Jimmy Kimmel’s Show Next Week
Jimmy Kimmel must really like those ZZ Top guys.
Bob Dylan Talks About His New Oldies Album With AARP
If your new album includes songs originally recorded by a guy who would turn 100 this year if he was still alive, it makes total sense that you'd grant AARP an exclusive interview, right?
Motley Crue Announce Last Leg of Their Final Tour
Last week, Vince Neil mentioned during an interview that Motley Crue's last-ever show will be on Dec. 31, 2015, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the city where it all started for them.
Bill Thompson, Jefferson Airplane Manager, Dies at 70
Bill Thompson, who managed Jefferson Airplane, died of a heart attack in Mill Valley, Calif., yesterday.
AC/DC Will Play at the Grammys
It's official: AC/DC will play at the Grammy Awards on Feb. 8.
Neil Young’s Pono Music Player Is Finally Available
More than two years after Neil Young unveiled his hi-def Pono music player on 'The Late Show With David Letterman,' deep-pocketed music fans can finally buy the thing.
Sting’s ‘The Last Ship’ Musical to Close
Looks like even Sting couldn't save his sinking 'Ship.'
48 Years Ago: The Doors’ Debut Album Released
The Doors' self-titled debut album was released on Jan. 4, 1967.
Brian Johnson Helps Billy Joel Welcome 2015 With an AC/DC Classic
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson rang in the new year last night by joining Billy Joel onstage to perform one of the band's all-time classic songs.
47 Years Ago: Bob Dylan’s ‘John Wesley Harding’ Album Released
When Bob Dylan's ‘John Wesley Harding’ album was released on Dec. 27, 1967, fans didn’t know what to make of it.
Joe Cocker Dies at Age 70
Joe Cocker, one of rock music's most distinctive performers, has died of lung cancer.