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.
The Story of the Police’s Smartest, Trickiest Album, ‘Ghost in the Machine’
Back in the day, it wasn't all that rare for a top-selling band to make music that was both smart and accessible.
The Beatles accomplished more in a fraction of their seven years together than most longer-surviving bands manage during their entire careers.
Billy Joel Schedules Surgery, Postpones Show
Billy Joel is scheduled to have surgery later this month, prompting a concert planned for the end of the month to be moved to November.
How John Lennon Reclaimed His Legacy With ‘Imagine’
John Lennon wasn't exactly feeling the post-Beatles blues in 1971, but his first few solo albums fell short of his band's commercial achievements.
Stevie Nicks and Pretenders Announce New Tour
Stevie Nicks will hit the road next month in support of her most recent solo album, and she's bringing the Pretenders with her.
It’s Official: Ringo Starr’s White Album Is Most Expensive Vinyl Ever
Ringo Starr made history when he auctioned off his rare personal copy of the Beatles' White Album, a U.K. pressing stamped No. 0000001.
That Time the Rolling Stones Plundered Their Vaults for ‘Tattoo You’
It's fitting that 'Tattoo You' was the last great Stones album, as its parts came from a past the band would soon leave behind.
When the Who Scaled Back and Released the Classic ‘Who’s Next’
Pete Townshend was brimming with ideas as the '60s turned into the '70s.
How the Beatles Revolutionized Popular Music, Again, With ‘Revolver’
Rubber Soul is given most of the credit as the Beatles' turning point from mop-topped pop stars to 20th century innovators and artists.
‘The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl’ Finally Coming to CD
'The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl' will be released on September 9, 2016.