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.
15 Years Ago: Radiohead Get Back to Basics on ‘Hail to the Thief’
The band had spent the past half decade making industry-rattling records, so when it came time to record its sixth album, it needed a break from being music revolutionaries.
Arctic Monkeys, ‘Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino': Album Review
Arctic Monkeys made their name by being one of the millennium's best guitar-based rock bands. But for their sixth album, they scale back.
45 Years Ago: David Bowie Returns, Ziggy-Like, for ‘Aladdin Sane’
Ziggy Stardust didn't call it quits. He just changed his name and clothes.
Jack White, ‘Boarding House Reach': Album Review
Ever since Jack White closed the book on the White Stripes at the top of the decade, he's taken his solo career into deeper and more expansive areas than he ever explored with his band.
Gibson Lays Off Custom Shop Workers
The Gibson guitar company's problems are escalating, just weeks after experts said it was "running out of time" to resolve its debt issues.
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.
New Johnny Cash-Based LP, ‘Forever Words,’ Features Chris Cornell
The late Chris Cornell is one of more than a dozen artists who've contributed to a new album of songs based on previously unpublished poems and other writings by Johnny Cash.
Rage Against the Machine Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
The rap-rock and rap-metal hybrid Rage Against the Machine helped define in the '90s was around before the Los Angeles quartet released its debut album in 1992.
U2’s ‘Songs of Experience’ Track List, Cover Reportedly Revealed
The track listing and cover art for U2's upcoming album 'Songs of Experience' has reportedly been revealed.
40 Best Punk Albums
It can be argued that punk rock started back in the '60s, when a bunch of kids holed up in their parents' garage and bashed out two chords on their guitars and shouted into a taped-together microphone.