Michael Gallucci is the managing 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, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites. @mgallucci
When the Beatles Collected Singles and More on ‘Past Masters’
It’s just as historic and important as any of their other albums.
How Journey’s ‘Frontiers’ Signaled the Beginning of the End
Expectations were high when they stepped into a California studio to record a follow up to 1981's 'Escape.'
When Bruce Springsteen Stripped Down and Got Dark on ‘Nebraska’
He wasn't planning to release an album while setting up a four-track tape machine in his New Jersey bedroom.
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.
Dire Straits Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Dire Straits released only a handful of albums during their brief time together, and each offers some essential band songs. But which holds up best?
Rumor of the Day: Bruce Springsteen Will Appear on Jon Stewart’s Last ‘Daily Show’
According to a couple of inside sources, Bruce Springsteen will appear on Jon Stewart's last 'Daily Show.'
Bob Dylan Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Not so surprisingly, Bob Dylan's recording career has lots of ups and downs. That's bound to happen when you stick around for more than 50 years and release three dozen albums during that time.
Drumstick Maker Everett ‘Vic’ Firth Dies at 85
Everett "Vic" Firth, whose namesake drumsticks are among the world's most popular, has died.
Famous Musicians Who Correctly Predicted Their Own Death
Most of the time, famous musicians write about what they know: sex, drugs, girls.
Grateful Dead Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Even the Grateful Dead's most ardent supporters admit that making albums wasn't one the band's strengths.