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.
First Footage of Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix Is, Um, a Talky Experience
After years of rumors and very little in the way of official photos or detailed information, the first footage of Outkast's Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming biopic about the classic-rock legend has finally surfaced online.
You Can Now Buy a Street-Ready Replica of Batman’s Awesome Tumbler Batmobile
Have an extra million dollars sitting around? If so, you can spend it on what's undoubtedly one of the coolest cars to ever tear up pavement. Yep, a replica of the Dark Knight's Tumbler Batmobile is now for sale.
‘Ghostbusters’ Star Harold Ramis Dies at Age 69
'Ghostbusters' star and 'Groundhog Day' director Harold Ramis has died. He was 69.
25 Years Ago: Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead Release ‘Dylan & the Dead’
Bob Dylan wasn't exactly at the peak of his career when he released 'Dylan & the Dead,' a collaborative live album with the Grateful Dead, on Feb. 6, 1989. In fact, he was pretty close to the bottom of his popularity, influence and creativity. And another live album -- his thi…
Bowie, Jagger Sideman Reportedly Arrested in Hoffman Heroin Death
A session saxophonist who's played on records by David Bowie, Mick Jagger and others has reportedly been arrested in connection with the heroin-related death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
When Metallica Performed ‘One’ With a Classical Pianist at the Grammys
Call it their revenge.
2014 Grammy Awards Preview
Before you settle in for music's big night, it probably helps a little to know what to expect from this year's Grammy Awards. Like many recent outings (eh, who are we kidding . . . like every single Grammys ever), the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26 isn't loaded with a ton of rock artists -- th…
Beatles Releasing ‘Yellow Submarine’ Shoes
Two weeks after Black Sabbath announced their new line of sneakers, the Beatles have unveiled some brand new shoes of their own. But unlike the Sabbath sneaks, which are inspired by four different albums made by the original band lineup, the new Fab shoes grab images solely from the group's 196…
Bob Dylan’s ’30th Anniversary Concert Celebration’ Gets Deluxe Reissue
Back on Oct. 16, 1992, a ton of big-name artists gathered in New York City's Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of music's most legendary singer-songwriters. The star-studded affair, 'Bob Dylan -- The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration,' yielded…
Lindsey Buckingham to Join Dave Grohl and Queens of the Stone Age at Grammys
Lindsey Buckingham will join Dave Grohl, Queens of the Stone Age and Nine Inch Nails during the Grammys finale on Jan. 26. But nobody's sure what this very loud, and totally awesome, lineup will perform together.
32 Years Ago: Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ Album Released
Def Leppard's multi-platinum breakthrough album 'Pyromania' was released on Jan. 20, 1983.
Billy Joel Announces 2014 Tour
Billy Joel is filling out his his recently announced hometown concert residency with a series of tour dates throughout 2014. Scattered among the New York City shows Joel has lined up in 2014 are a bunch of new concerts that will keep him busy across the U.S. through summer.