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, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
When Bob Dylan Stumbled All Over the Messy ‘Self Portrait’
Was his 10th album a joke? A rare misfire? A self-indulgent grab bag? Yes, and it still is.
How ‘The Long and Winding Road’ Served as the Beatles’ Requiem
This final classic-era single arrived three days after the release of the group's last album.
35 Years Ago: Tears for Fears Hit the Big Time With ‘Songs From the Big Chair’
The synth-pop duo's first LP was ignored in the U.S., but two years later they had a No. 1 album and single.
Neil Young Won’t Be Touring Anytime Soon
Singer-songwriter says he's "not focused on playing" this year.
When Francis Coppola Uncovered Vietnam’s Heart of Darkness in ‘Apocalypse Now’
The 'Godfather' director went into the jungle to make a new movie, and he barely made it out alive.
Huey Lewis Opens Up About His Hearing Loss
Singer says he hasn't "given up” as he fights Meniere’s disease.
The Best Song From Every David Bowie Album
He tried on many personas over his long career, and tested out various styles. Which tracks are the most essential?
R.E.M., ‘R.E.M. at the BBC': Album Review
Eight CDs, one DVD and a whole lotta R.E.M. from over the years.
Styx Will Release Two New Albums This Summer
One is an update of their most recent studio LP, the other is a solo record from Tommy Shaw.
Rolling Stones Announce ‘From the Vault: No Security’ DVD
The Rolling Stones have announced a new entry in their 'From the Vault' series.
How David Bowie Returned, Ziggy-Like, for ‘Aladdin Sane’
He returned with a variation, just a few months before shoving the character in a closet.
When U2 Aimed Big on Third Album, ‘War’
They'd been building toward 'War' since the band's first album was released three years earlier.