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.
Please Bring Classic Rock Back to the Super Bowl
Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime show yesterday proved one thing: Hardly anyone likes the band.
Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks Lead Rock Hall Fan Vote
Two classic-rock vets lead the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's annual public vote a week after nominees were announced.
The Story of the Rolling Stones’ Best Live Album, ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’
When the Rolling Stones started their 1969 tour of America, it had been a long two years since they were last on the road.
Joe Cocker Dies at Age 70
Joe Cocker, one of rock music's most distinctive performers, has died of lung cancer.
31 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s ‘Coda’ Album Released
After drummer John Bonham died on Sept. 25, 1980, effectively putting an end to Led Zeppelin, fans were hungry for more music.
35 Years Ago: The Who Release ‘Who Are You’
The final album by the Who's original lineup was a product of its time. Released three years after its predecessor, 'The Who by Numbers' (which indeed sounded like the band on autopilot at times), 1978's 'Who Are You' had a lot to contend with, like punk rock, electroni…
Ann Wilson and Joe Walsh Top Guest List on New Album by Microsoft Co-Founder
Ann Wilson and Joe Walsh are among the classic rock stars who've been tapped to play on the debut album by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and his group the Underthinkers. The album, 'Everywhere at Once,' will be released on Aug. 6.
Pantera Frontman Explores Dark Side of AC/DC Lyrics
Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo recently gave AC/DC's lyrics to 'It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)' a whole new meaning. In a video titled 'Rock 'n' Roll Manifesto,' which you can watch above, Anselmo reads the words to the Austra…
Tom Petty, John Fogerty and Jackson Browne Join Randy Newman at Hall of Fame Induction
Tom Petty, John Fogerty and Jackson Browne joined Randy Newman onstage last night at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The four veteran rockers, who all live in Los Angeles, opened the show at the city's Nokia Theater with a version of Newman's 1983 song 'I Love L.A.&…