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: 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.
Listen to Early Version of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Landslide’
An expanded version of Fleetwood Mac's breakthrough self-titled album is coming out in a couple weeks, but you can hear one of the set's many bonus songs now.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89
Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll pioneer whose hits include "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame," has died.
Tom Petty Was Planning a ‘Wildflowers’ Tour
Tom Petty was reportedly planning a tour centered on his 1994 solo album 'Wildflowers' at the time of his death.
Tom Petty Confirmed Dead: Daughter and Family Spokesman
Tom Petty died at age 66, following a day spent fighting to overcome an apparent heart attack.
Revisiting Elton John’s First No. 1 Album, ‘Honky Chateau’
Elton John was well on his way to becoming a star when he released his fifth album in May 1972.
You Can Listen to John Mellencamp’s New ‘Sad Clowns and Hillbillies’ Album Now
John Mellencamp's new album comes out on Friday, but you can listen to the entire thing right now.
Journey, Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers to Join Eagles + Fleetwood Mac at Classic East and We…
Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will headline a pair of new music festivals to take place on the east and west coasts this summer.
Revisiting Steve Perry’s Last Performance With Journey
Steve Perry performed his last show with Journey on Nov. 3, 1991, at an all-star concert to honor late promoter Bill Graham.
How U2 Reinvented Themselves for the First Time on ‘Achtung Baby’
Up until the release of 'Achtung Baby,' U2 had been all about evolution, not reinvention.
Bruce Springsteen Thinks Donald Trump Is a Moron
In a bit of political-season commentary nobody should find surprising, Bruce Springsteen called Donald Trump a moron.
Lady Gaga Reportedly Bought Frank Zappa’s House
Lady Gaga reportedly has a new place to call home: the million-dollar house once owned by Frank Zappa.