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.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Release Their First LP, ‘Please Please Me’
How confident were the Beatles in what they had and how they played it when they entered EMI Studios in February 1963 to record their now debut album, Please Please Me?
Gregg Allman Biopic Director Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Randall Miller, the director of a biopic about Gregg Allman, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter following the death of a camera assistant last year.
47 Years Ago: Bob Dylan’s ‘John Wesley Harding’ Album Released
When Bob Dylan's ‘John Wesley Harding’ album was released on Dec. 27, 1967, fans didn’t know what to make of it.
2014’s Stories of the Year
Ultimate Classic Rock runs down the top stories of 2014.
Does Rod Stewart Ride the NYC Subway, Just Like a Normal Person?
See? Rock stars are just like you and me.
Joan Rivers Dead at 81 – Rockers React
Joan Rivers passed away today at the age of 81.
Jimmy Fallon Stages Another Lip-Sync Battle and Loses (Again)
Two months after Paul Rudd crushed Jimmy Fallon in a lip-sync battle on 'The Tonight Show,' the host was at it again last night.
Somebody Made a Portrait of Jackie Chan Out of 64,000 Chopsticks
Somebody made a portrait of Jackie Chan out of 64,000 chopsticks -- because really, why not? -- and yeah, it's kind of awesome.
Guy Sings ‘Let It Go’ in Various Disney and Pixar Voices
By now, you're probably sick of all the different versions of 'Let It Go' that are out there.
Bugs Bunny Is Getting Another Face-Lift
Bugs Bunny is no stranger to face-lifts. The wiseass cartoon rabbit has gone through many changes and incarnations since his debut in 1940's 'A Wild Hare.'
Bowie, Jagger Sideman Reportedly Arrested in Hoffman Heroin Death
A session saxophonist who's played on records by David Bowie, Mick Jagger and others has reportedly been arrested in connection with the heroin-related death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Song of the Year – 2014 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
The Song of the Year award typically is one of the toughest to choose, since the rock genre has always favored full albums over individual songs. And this year is no exception, with rock legends going up against a couple of younger artists in a field dominated by the many of the same acts who are up…