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.
Brian Epstein Biopic Gets a Director
The biopic about Beatles manager Brian Epstein just got itself a director. Peyton Reed has been tapped to direct 'The Fifth Beatle.'
Cream Collaborator Martin Sharp Dies at 71
Martin Sharp, who collaborated with Cream in the '60s, has died of emphysema. He was 71.
Neil Young, ‘Live at the Cellar Door’ – Album Review
Unlike Bob Dylan's similarly themed 'Bootleg Series,' the various volumes in Neil Young's 'Archives' haven't stretched out much. Aside from 2009's massive early-career box set and a couple of later concert documents, the albums in Young's ongoing ser…
Watch Jon Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift and Prince William Sing ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’
Jon Bon Jovi got a little help on one of his classic songs at a benefit he attended in England on Tuesday. Taylor Swift and Prince William joined the New Jersey rocker on an impromptu version of 'Livin' on a Prayer.'
Metallica to Debut New Song on Next Tour
Metallica plan to hit the road next summer, playing a bunch of dates throughout Europe. And they're letting their fans pick the set lists. Best of all, they're leaving one slot open for a brand new song they plan to play every night.
Bob Dylan Interactive Video Mirrors Your TV Viewing Habits
Forty-eight years after its release, Bob Dylan's classic 'Like a Rolling Stone' finally has an official video. Maybe it took that long to get the technology right.
31 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s ‘Coda’ Album Released
After drummer John Bonham died on Sept. 25, 1980, effectively putting an end to Led Zeppelin, fans were hungry for more music.
Steven Tyler May Work With Rick Rubin on Debut Solo Album
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler has been talking about his solo album for a couple of years now. It looks like the project is getting closer to being recorded, with Tyler meeting up with possible producers.
50 Years Ago: Buffalo Springfield Return With ‘Again’
By the time Buffalo Springfield started recording their second album during the first half of 1967, the five members were barely speaking to each other.
The Beatles’ U.S. Debut to Receive 50th Anniversary TV Tribute
The Beatles' historic U.S. debut on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' will be saluted with a TV special on its 50th anniversary early next year. The Recording Academy has lined up a bunch of artists to pay tribute to the monumental event.
Black Sabbath Extend Tour
Less than two weeks before they release their new home video, Black Sabbath have something else to share with fans: new tour dates. And they'll keep the veteran rockers on the road until April 2014.
Apple Records Composer John Tavener Dies
John Tavener, a British composer who recorded for the Beatles' Apple Records, has died. The popular classical musician was 69.