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. @mgallucci
Santana, ‘Blessings and Miracles': Album Review
Old hand returns to familiar formula for 26th album, with mixed results.
Beatles, ‘Let It Be Special Edition (Super Deluxe)': Album Review
Six discs document the messy making of the band's last-released LP.
Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From Fleetwood Mac, the Who and More
New archival releases include expanded versions of beloved albums, box-set collections and rarities-stuffed deluxe editions.
Neil Young, ‘Homegrown': Album Review
Almost 50 years after he recorded it, singer-songwriter's lost masterpiece sounds like an instant classic.
Bob Dylan, ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways': Album Review
First LP of new material in eight years is both a sign of the times and a nostalgic trip through the last century.
Every Beatles U.S. No. 1 Single Ranked
In six short years, they placed 20 songs at the top of the chart. Here's how they stand.
Styx Will Release Two New Albums This Summer
One is an update of their most recent studio LP, the other is a solo record from Tommy Shaw.
Revisiting the Beatles’ 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.