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.
Dire Straits to Play Rock Hall Induction Without Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits will perform at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction next week – but without frontman Mark Knopfler.
50 Years Ago: Simon and Garfunkel Turn a Page on ‘Bookends’
Simon & Garfunkel's achievements in sound architecture are often overlooked, but listen to 'Bookends' and you'll hear one of the most adventurous studio groups of the era.
35 Years Ago: U2 Aim Big on Third Album, ‘War’
U2 had been building toward 'War' since their first album, 'Boy,' was released three years earlier in 1980.
Watch Steven Tyler’s New Super Bowl Commercial for Kia
Steven Tyler takes the wheel in a new commercial set to air during this weekend's Super Bowl.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘How the West Was Won’ to Be Reissued
Led Zeppelin's 2003 live album 'How the West Was Won' is getting remastered for its 15th anniversary this year.
FBI Investigates Upcoming Jackson Browne Concert as Possible Terrorist Target
A Jackson Browne concert scheduled for Tuesday is reportedly part of an FBI investigation after banners were found outside of an Indiana church that threatened a massacre.
Listen to Jimi Hendrix’s Previously Unreleased ‘Mannish Boy’ Cover
The latest posthumous release by Jimi Hendrix will be available in March, but you can hear the first track from 'Both Sides of the Sky' now.
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."
Howard Stern Will Induct Bon Jovi Into Rock Hall
Howard Stern will induct Bon Jovi into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during the ceremony scheduled for April.
Paul McCartney Says ‘Future of Music Is in Danger’
Paul McCartney is supporting the U.K. Music Initiative, a new Parliamentary campaign that hopes to save music venues from closing.