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, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
40 Years Ago: Blondie Hit No. 1 With ‘Call Me’
Band hooks up with disco maestro Giorgio Moroder and makes the biggest song of its career.
Top 10 John Prine Songs
Singing mailman was discovered by Kris Kristofferson, and carved out a musical legacy that's influenced generations.
30 Years Ago: Depeche Mode Finally Break Through With ‘Violator’
With its seventh album, British synth-pop band cracks Top 10 and becomes global phenomenon.
Pearl Jam, ‘Gigaton': Album Review
Band moves into another decade on 11th LP, sounding as furious and introspective as ever.
Wilco, ‘Ode to Joy': Album Review
Eleventh album by Jeff Tweedy and crew surveys the world around us, doesn't like what it sees.
50 Songs About the Moon
For the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, here are a bunch of songs inspired by the astronomical body orbiting our planet.
The Raconteurs, ‘Help Us Stranger': Album Review
Jack White resurrects side project from decade-long hiatus for its third LP.
Top 25 Movies of Summer 1984
One of the busiest and best film seasons ever gave us some instant classics.
‘Rocketman': Movie Review
The singer-songwriter's life plays out like an old-school Hollywood musical in this flashy new biopic.
Top 10 Punk Albums to Own on Vinyl
The best way to listen to these records is how they were originally made.