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.
Frank Zappa’s 1973 Halloween Show Gets Your Party Started
Four discs, a mask and gloves arrive just in time for festivities.
Rambo Movies Ranked Worst to Best
It started out with good intentions, then it swerved into something entirely different.
Top 15 Movies of Summer 1979
Muppets, aliens, James Bond and America's favorite fictional boxer were on the big screen that hot year.
Top 25 Movies of Summer 1984
One of the busiest and best film seasons ever gave us some instant classics.
ZZ Top Collaborator Joe Hardy Dies
His work spanned genres and artists, including Alice Cooper, Ry Cooder, the Georgia Satellites and the Replacements.
Please Bring Classic Rock Back to the Super Bowl
Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime show yesterday proved one thing: Hardly anyone likes the band.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Headed to Trial Again
A U.S. appeals court has ordered a new hearing on copyright issues with the band's best-known song.
Paul McCartney Announces Double A-Side Single, ‘I Don’t Know’ and ‘Come On to Me’
After a week or so of cryptic social media posts, we finally know what the onetime Beatles star has been up to.
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.
Led Zeppelin Force Jason Bonham to Change Band Name
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience recently changed their name, and it appears the directive came from Led Zeppelin themselves.