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.
Top 10 Mike Campbell Songs
Mike Campbell is best known as Tom Petty's right-hand man for the past 40 years.
The Story of the Doors’ Back-to-Basics ‘Morrison Hotel’
The Doors had gotten sloppy, self-absorbed and a little off course by the time they released their fourth album, 'The Soft Parade,' in mid 1969.
Top 10 Jefferson Airplane Songs
We count down our favorite songs by the pioneering psychedelic rock band.
Bill Ward Reportedly Declined to Perform at Black Sabbath’s Last Show
According to Black Sabbath, the band's estranged drummer Bill Ward was invited to perform at the group's final show on their The End tour, but he said no.
The Story of Def Leppard’s Breakthrough Album, ‘Pyromania’
Def Leppard's multi-platinum breakthrough album 'Pyromania' was released on Jan. 20, 1983.
Glenn Frey Wasn’t Happy With Eagles Slam in ‘The Big Lebowski’
There's a great line in 'The Big Lebowski' where the otherwise chill main character says, "I hate the f–in' Eagles man."
Guns N’ Roses Announce Two Pre-Coachella Shows
Guns N' Roses have announced a pair of new shows scheduled for April 8 and 9 at the opening weekend of Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena.
The Story of the Doors’ Debut Album
The Doors' self-titled debut album was released on Jan. 4, 1967.
The Story of Slash and Duff McKagan’s Last Classic-Era Guns N’ Roses Show
When Slash and Duff McKagan walked offstage, they had no idea it would be their last gig with the classic-era lineup of the band.
That Time the Rolling Stones Said Goodbye to the ’60s With ‘Let It Bleed’
The Rolling Stones survived a chaotic recording session to release 'Let it Bleed' in November 1969.
Watch David Bowie’s Video for His New Song ‘Blackstar’
David Bowie will release his 25th album, ★ (which is pronounced Blackstar), on Jan. 8, the day he turns 69.
The Story of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Street Survivors,’ Which Arrived Shortly Before Tragedy
Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Street Survivors' was released on Oct. 17, 1977, only three days before their fatal plane crash.