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.
45 Years Ago: David Bowie Returns, Ziggy-Like, for ‘Aladdin Sane’
Ziggy Stardust didn't call it quits. He just changed his name and clothes.
Dire Straits to Play Rock Hall Induction Without Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits will perform at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction next week – but without frontman Mark Knopfler.
50 Years Ago: Simon and Garfunkel Turn a Page on ‘Bookends’
Simon & Garfunkel's achievements in sound architecture are often overlooked, but listen to 'Bookends' and you'll hear one of the most adventurous studio groups of the era.
Van Morrison Announces New Album, ‘You’re Driving Me Crazy’
Apparently Van Morrison has no intention of slowing down anytime soon.
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris Pay Tribute to Tom Petty at Grammys
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris paid tribute to the late Tom Petty at the Grammy Awards tonight.
Dead and Company Announce 2018 Tour
Dead & Company are hitting the road again this summer, and they've lined up two dozen dates that will take them throughout the U.S.
Robert Plant Announces New Live ‘Festival of Disruption’ DVD
Robert Plant will release a live DVD that features an eight-song performance with his current band the Sensational Space Shifters.
Listen to Early Version of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Landslide’
An expanded version of Fleetwood Mac's breakthrough self-titled album is coming out in a couple weeks, but you can hear one of the set's many bonus songs now.
Tom Petty and Neil Young Publisher Sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion
Wixen Music Publishing, which owns songs by Tom Petty and Neil Young, is suing Spotify for $1.6 billion.
U2, ‘Songs of Experience': Album Review
U2's last album, 2014's 'Songs of Innocence,' was overshadowed by the PR stunt that accompanied the record's release.
Neil Young and Promise of the Real, ‘The Visitor': Album Review
Neil Young's first two collaborations with Promise of the Real, the band led by Willie Nelson's son Lukas Nelson, sounded like tethered Crazy Horse albums.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Make a Semi-Soundtrack, ‘Magical Mystery Tour’
The Beatles were on a roll in 1967.