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.
Rolling Stones, ‘The Rolling Stones in Mono': Album Review
Most popular artists didn't start exclusively mixing their records to stereo until 1968 or so.
Jimi Hendrix, ‘Machine Gun: The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69′: Album Review
Jimi Hendrix didn't waste much time pulling together a new trio after the Experience broke up in June 1969.
Gregg Allman Had Pneumonia
Remember when Gregg Allman canceled some shows last month because of "serious health issues"?
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.
Police Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Most artists resist labels. The Police were one of the few bands that distanced itself from them by making music that couldn't be classified.
Billy Joel Schedules Surgery, Postpones Show
Billy Joel is scheduled to have surgery later this month, prompting a concert planned for the end of the month to be moved to November.
Led Zeppelin, ‘The Complete BBC Sessions': Album Review
There's a line that can be drawn between Led Zeppelin's first four albums and their last four.
15 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Continues Late-Career Comeback With ‘Love and Theft’
Bob Dylan's comebacks through the years were hits and misses.
How John Lennon Reclaimed His Legacy With ‘Imagine’
John Lennon wasn't exactly feeling the post-Beatles blues in 1971, but his first few solo albums fell short of his band's commercial achievements.
Pretenders Announce New Album, ‘Alone’
Chrissie Hynde is celebrating her 65th birthday today, and she's got a gift for fans.