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.
35 Years Ago: The Police Release Their Smartest, Trickiest Album, ‘Ghost in the Machine’
Back in the day, it wasn't all that rare for a top-selling band to make music that was both smart and accessible.
Robert Plant Joins Concerts for Refugees Tour
Robert Plant has joined the lineup for the Lampedusa tour, an 11-date benefit show for refugees.
Pretenders Announce New Album, ‘Alone’
Chrissie Hynde is celebrating her 65th birthday today, and she's got a gift for fans.
Stevie Nicks and Pretenders Announce New Tour
Stevie Nicks will hit the road next month in support of her most recent solo album, and she's bringing the Pretenders with her.
It’s Official: Ringo Starr’s White Album Is Most Expensive Vinyl Ever
Ringo Starr made history when he auctioned off his rare personal copy of the Beatles' White Album, a U.K. pressing stamped No. 0000001.
Watch Pink Floyd’s New Video for ‘Grantchester Meadows’
Pink Floyd's upcoming box 'The Early Years 1965-1972' is one of the most anticipated sets of the year-end rush. Here's the first video.
Ozzy Osbourne Has No Interest in Becoming a Country Singer
With more and more classic rockers feeling the pull toward country music these days, there's one old-school singer who has no interest in heading down that path: Ozzy Osbourne.
35 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Plunder Their Vaults for ‘Tattoo You’
It's fitting that 'Tattoo You' was the last great Stones album, as its parts came from a past the band would soon leave behind.
Paul McCartney Signs New Deal With Capitol Records
Paul McCartney has signed a new deal with Capitol Records, marking his return to the label that he called home for most of his long career.
Watch the Trailer for Led Zeppelin’s ‘The Complete BBC Sessions’
Led Zeppelin have released a 35-second promo clip for 'The Complete BBC Sessions.'
Listen to Kansas’ New Song, ‘With This Heart’
Kansas are preparing for their first new album in 16 years next month with the release of one of the LP's songs.
Vince Neil Pleads Not Guilty in Battery Case
Vince Neil pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor battery charge stemming from an April incident in which he pulled a woman to the ground.