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 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.
The History of Warren Zevon on ‘David Letterman’
Here's an in-depth look into the often amusing, ultimately emotional history of Warren Zevon on David Letterman's late-night TV shows.
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.
Hear Steven Tyler’s New Song, ‘Love Is Your Name’
Steven Tyler will release his first country single, "Love Is Your Name," tomorrow – and the Aerosmith singer has a busy day in store.
How the Beatles’ Attempt to Get Back to Their Roots Devolved Into ‘Let It Be’
'Let It Be' was supposed to be the album that would bring the Beatles back together, but things didn’t work out that way.
Duff McKagan Will Release an EP the Same Day His New Book Comes Out
Duff McKagan will release a three-song EP on the same day he publishes his new book, How to Be a Man.
UPDATE – Joni Mitchell Is Reportedly Not in a Coma and Unresponsive
Joni Mitchell, who was rushed to a hospital a month ago, is reportedly in a coma and unresponsive.
Kingsmen Singer Jack Ely Dies at 71
Jack Ely, who sang the Kingsmen's garage-rock classic "Louie Louie," has died at the age of 71.
Listen to Kurt Cobain Cover the Beatles in New Documentary
The documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck will play on HBO in a couple weeks, but you can hear one of the previously unreleased songs from it right now.