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.
How ‘The Long and Winding Road’ Served as the Beatles’ Requiem
This final classic-era single arrived three days after the release of the group's last album.
Grateful Dead Announce 50th-Anniversary ‘Workingman’s Dead’
They also released a live version of "Casey Jones" from Feb. 21, 1971, at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y.
When ‘King Kong vs. Godzilla’ Bridged Giant-Monster History
Two movie titans squared off in 1962 movie, paving path for rebooted franchise.
40 Years Ago: Blondie Hit No. 1 With ‘Call Me’
Band hooks up with disco maestro Giorgio Moroder and makes the biggest song of its career.
James Bond Movies Ranked Worst to Best
From Connery to Craig, with everything in between (yes, those two films too), a look at 007's highs and lows.
Frank Zappa’s 1973 Halloween Show Gets Your Party Started
Four discs, a mask and gloves arrive just in time for festivities.
Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Dies at 80
His work in Cream helped steer the future of heavy, blues-influenced rock 'n' roll for years to come.
25 Years Ago: Jeff Buckley Releases Majestic Debut LP, ‘Grace’
Singer-songwriter put out only one album during his short lifetime, but it's a classic of the era.
‘Rocketman': Movie Review
The singer-songwriter's life plays out like an old-school Hollywood musical in this flashy new biopic.
Bootsy Collins Says He Won’t Play Bass Onstage Anymore
Parliament-Funkadelic legend says he'll continue to perform on studio work.