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.
Top 15 Movies of Summer 1979
Muppets, aliens, James Bond and America's favorite fictional boxer were on the big screen that hot year.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘Western Stars': Album Review
The Boss goes solo again, and makes an album that sounds unlike anything he's ever done.
‘Rocketman': Movie Review
The singer-songwriter's life plays out like an old-school Hollywood musical in this flashy new biopic.
Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From Stevie Nicks, Rolling Stones and More
Look for box sets, career-spanning retrospectives, expanded versions of classic albums and even a couple of Record Store Day exclusives.
How Billy Joel Finally Hit the Big Time With ‘The Stranger’
It's easy to forget, all these years later, that Billy Joel was pretty much a no-name struggling singer-songwriter when 'The Stranger' came out in September 1977.
Mick Jagger to Undergo Heart Surgery
Rolling Stones singer is expected to make a full recovery and resume postponed tour following procedure.
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Def Leppard, Tom Petty and More
A rundown of some of the best archival releases of the past three months.
The Best Song From Every David Bowie Album
He tried on many personas over his long career, and tested out various styles. Which tracks are the most essential?
The Best Song From Every Fleetwood Mac Album
Many lineups, many members, many albums and many songs. These are the best of the band's long career.
Huey Lewis Opens Up About His Hearing Loss
Singer says he hasn't "given up” as he fights Meniere’s disease.