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.
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.
Tom Petty Was Addicted to Heroin in the ’90s, Claims New Book
A new book about Tom Petty claims that the artist was addicted to heroin in the '90s.
That Time Bruce Springsteen Stripped Down and Got Dark on ‘Nebraska’
When Bruce Springsteen started recording a batch of new songs to a four-track tape machine in his New Jersey bedroom in January 1982, he wasn’t planning to release an album.
The Who Reschedule Tour for 2016
Two weeks after the Who cut short their Who Hits 50! Tour due to singer Roger Daltrey's health issues, the band has rescheduled their postponed dates for next year.
U2 Show Canceled After ‘Security Threat’
A U2 concert scheduled in Sweden was canceled after a "security risk" was reported.
The Story of the Rolling Stones’ Best Live Album, ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’
When the Rolling Stones started their 1969 tour of America, it had been a long two years since they were last on the road.
Guns N’ Roses’ Bass Player: ‘I Really Have No Idea What’s Going On’
Confused about what's going on with Guns N' Roses these days? Join the party.
Black Sabbath Announce Final Tour
It looks like Black Sabbath are ready to go out on the road for one last tour.
That Time the Rolling Stones Came Down on ‘Goats Head Soup’
On Aug. 31, 1973, the Rolling Stones' released their No. 1 album 'Goats Head Soup.'
Revisiting the Byrds’ Classic Country Move, ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’
The Byrds' released one of their best albums, 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo,' in August 1968.
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.
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!'