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 Iron Maiden’s New Video for ‘Speed of Light’
Iron Maiden have unveiled the first song from their upcoming double album, The Book of Souls.
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?
Rumor of the Day: Bruce Springsteen Will Appear on Jon Stewart’s Last ‘Daily Show’
According to a couple of inside sources, Bruce Springsteen will appear on Jon Stewart's last 'Daily Show.'
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.
Bob Dylan Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Not so surprisingly, Bob Dylan's recording career has lots of ups and downs. That's bound to happen when you stick around for more than 50 years and release three dozen albums during that time.
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.
Drumstick Maker Everett ‘Vic’ Firth Dies at 85
Everett "Vic" Firth, whose namesake drumsticks are among the world's most popular, has died.
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Their Ill-Fated Stadium Tour
Guns N' Roses were about a year and a half into their two-and-a-half-year Use Your Illusion tour when they hooked up with Metallica for a two-and-a-half-month run of North America in the summer of 1992.