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.
30 Years Ago: David Bowie Remixes His Past on ‘Fame ’90’
Legend revised his first No. 1 single 15 years later for new tour and compilation.
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.
Watch Big Star’s First-Ever Lyric Video: Exclusive Premiere
"The Ballad of El Goodo" comes from the band's classic 1972 debut LP, '#1 Record.'
35 Years Ago: Tears for Fears Hit the Big Time With ‘Songs From the Big Chair’
The synth-pop duo's first LP was ignored in the U.S., but two years later they had a No. 1 album and single.
Funkadelic and Parliament Albums Ranked Worst to Best
George Clinton's two groups were prolific and mostly inseparable through the years as they made one funk classic after another.
Neil Young Won’t Be Touring Anytime Soon
Singer-songwriter says he's "not focused on playing" this year.
Reissue Roundup: Fall Sets From David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, More
Box sets and expanded archival releases highlight new holiday-season releases.
Pink Floyd, ‘The Later Years': Album Review
The post-Roger Waters years, collected on 16 discs.
The Who, ‘Who’ Album Review
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend return after 13-year studio break, determined to keep rock 'n' roll alive.
Harry Nilsson, ‘Losst and Founnd': Album Review
A quarter century of his death, the singer-songwriter's final recordings collected on LP.
The Band, ‘The Band (50th Anniversary Edition)': Album Review
Reissue of classic 1969 album includes outtakes and Woodstock performance for first time.
Creedence Clearwater Revival 1969 Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Three classic albums, more than two dozen songs. A run-down of the band's banner year.