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.
U2’s Tour Manager, Dennis Sheehan, Dies
Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, was found dead in a Los Angeles hotel this morning.
The Story of Bob Dylan’s First Classic Album, ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’
Bob Dylan was already the darling of the modern folk movement when he released his second album on May 27, 1963.
Neil Young Previews New Anti-Starbucks Song
Neil Young has unveiled the first taste of his upcoming album, The Monsanto Years, and it's a take-down of coffee giant Starbucks.
44 Years Ago: Rod Stewart Becomes a Star With ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’
Rod Stewart was practically a rock 'n' roll veteran when he released his breakthrough album, 'Every Picture Tells a Story,' in May 1971.
Roger Daltrey Doesn’t Want Fans Smoking Pot at Who Concerts
Roger Daltrey threatened to stop a Who concert last night after he smelled pot smoke in the audience.
Rolling Stones Announce Special Guests for Summer Tour
The Rolling Stones have announced some special guests for their upcoming tour, and like the last time they played North America, the list includes a wide range of artists.
Revisiting Elton John’s Concept Album About How Awesome He Is
Elton John's 'Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy' dialed back the commercial aspirations of his previous LPs to focus on something more personal.
Listen to Pete Townshend’s New Song, ‘Guantanamo’
A new Pete Townshend compilation will include two new songs, including one called "Guantanamo" about the controversial military prison.
The History of Warren Zevon on ‘David Letterman’
Here's an in-depth look into the often amusing, ultimately emotional history of Warren Zevon on David Letterman's late-night TV shows.
Hear Steven Tyler’s New Song, ‘Love Is Your Name’
Steven Tyler will release his first country single, "Love Is Your Name," tomorrow – and the Aerosmith singer has a busy day in store.
How the Beatles’ Attempt to Get Back to Their Roots Devolved Into ‘Let It Be’
'Let It Be' was supposed to be the album that would bring the Beatles back together, but things didn’t work out that way.
40 Years Ago: Bob Seger Steadies His Course on ‘Stranger in Town’
After eight albums and almost as many years kicking around just outside of mainstream success, Bob Seger finally had a hit record with 1976’s Night Moves.