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.
Axl Rose ‘Best Tenant Ever,’ Says Apartment Owner
Apparently, Axl Rose's hotel-wrecking days are over. Or at least he hasn't smashed up any apartments he's rented lately.
Kinks Reunion Is ‘As Close As It’s Ever Been to Happening’
Back in September, guitarist Dave Davies said there was a "50-50" chance of the Kinks reuniting. Apparently, those numbers are getting better by the day.
Steve Winwood Leads Carlos Santana Tribute at Kennedy Center Honors
Steve Winwood led a percussion-stuffed musical tribute to Carlos Santana, who was one of five performers to receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor in 2013. The gala, which took place on Dec. 8, was televised on CBS last night.
Don Henley, Garth Brooks Perform Billy Joel Songs at Kennedy Center Honors
Don Henley and Garth Brooks were among the artists who helped pay tribute to Billy Joel, who was one of five performers to receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor in 2013. The gala, which took place on Dec. 8, was televised on CBS last night.
Nikki Sixx Blasts ‘Duck Dynasty’’s Phil Robertson for Racist, Homophobic Quotes
Nikki Sixx took to his Twitter account overnight to blast ‘Duck Dynasty’’s Phil Robertson for the racist and homophobic quotes he made recently.
Slash Has a Bunch of Songs Ready for His Third Solo Album
Slash just revealed that he has a bunch of new songs ready for his next solo album. He shared the news today on Twitter.
Ozzy Osbourne Calls All Politicians Liars
Ozzy Osbourne has criticized modern-day politicians, citing their lack of responsibility, among other things, following Nelson Mandela's death two weeks ago.
Black Sabbath’s ‘Changes’ Covered by Soul Man
Modern-day soul singer Charles Bradley recently covered Black Sabbath's ballad 'Changes' as a B-side on an exclusive Record Store Black Friday seven-inch single. The song has now found its way online, and you can hear it below.
WTF of the Week: Paul McCartney Wants a Free T-Shirt
Apparently being a member of one of the greatest groups of all time and one of the richest and most popular people on the planet isn't enough for Paul McCartney. Now the dude wants a free T-shirt to go with his knighthood and power to shut down Times Square.
38 Special Cancel SeaWorld Concert
Stop us if you've heard this one before. Following the cancellation of SeaWorld concerts by REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick and Heart in the past week, 38 Special have just wiped the aquatic theme park off its list of upcoming shows.
Cheap Trick Join Growing List of SeaWorld Haters
Just days after Heart's recent cancellation of their SeaWorld performance in light of the controversial documentary 'Blackfish,' Cheap Trick have joined a growing number of artists who have placed the marine-animal theme park on their s--t lists.
Watch Bon Scott Perform in His Pre-AC/DC Band
A new video featuring rare footage and performance from Bon Scott before he joined AC/DC is now available. Blue Pie Records has released 'Round and Round and Round,' a music-video archive featuring the late singer.