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.
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.
Neil Young Will Reportedly Release a Covers Album With Jack White
Neil Young has reportedly completed work on an upcoming album, which is nothing new for the prolific singer-songwriter. The big news here is that the record is supposedly an all-covers project with Jack White.
Yes Working on New Album
It looks like we may have a new Yes album before the end of the year.
Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant and Eric Clapton Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest
Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant and Eric Clapton are among the headliners for the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The annual music fest will take place over two three-day weekends from April 25 through May 4.
Artist of the Year – 2014 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
This is the big one: Artist of the Year. The names, of course, are all huge ones -- all giants in the classic-rock field. And each of them had a stellar year, rocking concert halls, releasing terrific records or just generally being awesome. But...
Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks Leaving Allman Brothers
Enjoy the guitar heroics while you can. Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks are both leaving the Allman Brothers Band at the end of the year.