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.
See Photos and Video From New ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Book: Premiere
'Black & White & Weird All Over' includes hundreds of pictures of the artist in the '80s.
Paul McCartney, ‘Flaming Pie Archive Collection': Album Review
Beatles-inspired 1997 LP gets the expanded-reissue treatment, including Macca's wild-ride radio show.
Pretenders, ‘Hate for Sale': Album Review
On the band's 11th album, Chrissie Hynde returns to her roots and finds reasons to get passionate again.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles’ ‘Long and Winding Road’ Serves as Band’s Requiem
Band's final single arrived three days after the release of last album.
40 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Goes Totally Solo for ‘Coming Up’
Studio version was released as a single, but a live version on the B-side reached No. 1.
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.