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.
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.
40 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Goes Totally Solo for ‘Coming Up’
Studio version was released as a single, but a live version on the B-side reached No. 1.
35 Years Ago: Tears for Fears Hit the Big Time With ‘Songs From the Big Chair’
The synth-pop duo's first LP was ignored in the U.S., but two years later they had a No. 1 album and single.
Top 25 Archival Releases of the ’10s
Here's a look back at the best reissues and box sets from the past decade.
40 Years Ago: Blondie Follow Up Breakthrough With Eclectic ‘Eat to the Beat’
'Parallel Lines' made them stars, so they branched out even more on their fourth LP.
Terminator Movies Ranked Worst to Best
He'll be back. Again and again and again.
Rolling Stones Announce ‘Let It Bleed’ 50th-Anniversary Edition
Box set celebrates golden anniversary with stereo and mono mixes, plus 7" single.
‘Blinded by the Light': Movie Review
A British teen finds comfort in Bruce Springsteen's music during the '80s.
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.