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.
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.
John Lennon Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Of all the Beatles, John Lennon is the one with the most wayward solo discography.
U2’s Tour Manager, Dennis Sheehan, Dies
Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel this morning.
The Story of Bob Dylan’s First Classic Album, ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’
Bob Dylan was already the darling of the modern folk movement when he released his second album on May 27, 1963.
Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song
Neil Young has unveiled the first taste of his upcoming album, The Monsanto Years, and it's a take-down of coffee giant Starbucks.
44 Years Ago: Rod Stewart Becomes a Star With ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’
Rod Stewart was practically a rock 'n' roll veteran when he released his breakthrough album, 'Every Picture Tells a Story,' in May 1971.
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.
Rolling Stones Announce Special Guests for Summer Tour
The Rolling Stones have announced some special guests for their upcoming tour, and like the last time they played North America, the list includes a wide range of artists.
The Story of Elton John’s Concept Album About How Awesome He Is
Elton John's 'Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy' dialed back the commercial aspirations of his previous LPs to focus on something more personal.
Listen to Pete Townshend’s New Song, ‘Guantanamo’
A new Pete Townshend compilation will include two new songs, including one called "Guantanamo" about the controversial military prison.