Michael Gallucci is the managing 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, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites. @mgallucci
The Beach Boys, ‘Sail on Sailor – 1972′: Album Review
They were in a struggle between the old and the new, between moving forward and looking back.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘Only the Strong Survive': Album Review
Rock legend dips into the soul songbook for covers LP.
Beatles, ‘Revolver Special Edition (Super Deluxe)': Album Review
Band's most revolutionary work gets remixed and expanded for new box set.
How the Rolling Stones Survived the ’80s
By the time this decade was drawing to a close, they were barely left standing.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, ‘Return of the Dream Canteen': Album Review
Their second album of 2022 is not as good as the first one.
Todd Rundgren, ‘Space Force': Album Review
Studio wizard teams up with Sparks, the Roots, Rivers Cuomo and others for collaborative semi-concept LP.
20 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Gets the Band Back Together on ‘The Rising’
The Boss' first album in 18 years with the E Street Band also surveyed hope and heartbreak in the aftermath of 9/11.
Journey, ‘Freedom': Album Review
Veteran band's first album in 11 years stays on course.
Def Leppard, ‘Diamond Star Halos': Album Review
First album in seven years from glam-metal vets pulls thematic inspiration from their favorite artists.
Tears for Fears, ‘The Tipping Point': Album Review
Duo's first LP in 18 years sounds (mostly) like the gloomy old days.
Five Reasons Dolly Parton Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Country star earned her "Legend" status decades ago. Your move, HOF.
Ronnie Spector Dies at Age 78
Singer found fame as the voice on some of the '60s' greatest songs and as the original "bad girl of rock 'n' roll."