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Michael Gallucci is the senior editor of 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.
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25 Years Ago: Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead Release ‘Dylan & the Dead’

Bob Dylan wasn't exactly at the peak of his career when he released 'Dylan & the Dead,' a collaborative live album with the Grateful Dead, on Feb. 6, 1989. In fact, he was pretty close to the bottom of his popularity, influence and creativity. And another live album -- his third in 10 years -- certainly didn't help matters.

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Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder Announce Summer Tour

A trio of classic-rock giants will hit the road together this summer for a two-and-a-half-month tour that winds across the U.S. Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder will launch the 'Soundtrack of Summer' tour in mid May.

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44 Years Ago: The Doors Release ‘Morrison Hotel’

The Doors had gotten sloppy, self-absorbed and a little off course by the time they released their fourth album, 'The Soft Parade,' in mid 1969. A few months later, when they returned to the studio to record the follow-up LP, 'Morrison Hotel,' they were leaner, tougher and more focused than they had been since their breakthrough 1967 debut.

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Pete Seeger’s Death Prompts Confused Twitter Tributes to a Very Much Alive Bob Seger

Following the death of folk icon Pete Seeger, Twitter blew up yesterday with fans paying respect . . . to Bob Seger. Apparently, some people got the 'We Shall Overcome' songsmith confused with the 'Old Time Rock & Roll' singer, who's still very much alive.

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Allman Brothers to Stop Touring in 2014

Following the announcement three weeks ago that two key members of the Allman Brothers Band -- guitarists Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks -- would be leaving the group at the end of the year, frontman Gregg Allman has more bad news for the group's loyal fans: It will stop touring altogether at the end of 2014.

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Metallica Perform ‘One’ With Classical Pianist at Grammys

Call it their revenge. After being on the losing end of one of Grammy's most notorious awards -- Jethro Tull's 1989 win for Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance -- Metallica returned to the stage at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards to rock the song that should have earned them an award a quarter century ago.

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