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.
40 Years Ago: Blondie Hit No. 1 With ‘Call Me’
Band hooks up with disco maestro Giorgio Moroder and makes the biggest song of its career.
Listen to Jackson Browne’s New Song, ‘A Little Soon to Say’
Track was written before coronavirus pandemic, but it sounds incredibly timely.
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.
Reissue Roundup: Summer Sets From Allman Brothers, Creedence Clearwater Revival and More
Latest sets celebrate golden anniversaries, a late icon and missions to the Moon.
Mick Jagger to Undergo Heart Surgery
Rolling Stones singer is expected to make a full recovery and resume postponed tour following procedure.
The Cure Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Gloomy, gothy, punky, poppy – this multidimensional band's albums are among the best of the era.
Lindsey Buckingham Sues Fleetwood Mac for Firing Him
Band drama continues as former singer and guitarist takes his dismissal to court.
Brian Wilson’s High School ‘F’ Switched to ‘A’
Back in 1959, Brian Wilson submitted a song to his high-school music class. His teacher gave him an "F."
30 Years Ago: George Michael Goes Solo on ‘Faith’
It's not like Wham! were ever really a collaborative group.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89
Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll pioneer whose hits include "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame," has died.