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.
The Story of Journey’s State-of-the-Art ‘Frontiers,’ the Beginning of the End
When Journey started recording their eighth album, 'Frontiers' -- which was released in February 1983 -- they were coming off their biggest year ever.
Top 10 J. Geils Band Songs
We count down our favorite songs by the much-loved bar band.
The Story of Van Halen’s Debut Album
Hard rock hadn’t really hatched a band like Van Halen before 1978.
The Story of Slash and Duff McKagan’s Last Classic-Era Guns N’ Roses Show
When Slash and Duff McKagan walked offstage, they had no idea it would be their last gig with the classic-era lineup of the band.
UPDATE: Peter Cetera Will NOT Play With Chicago at Rock Hall Induction
Peter Cetera will reunite with his old bandmates when they're inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
Scott Weiland’s Bassist Arrested for Cocaine Possession
The bass player in Scott Weiland's band, Tommy Black, has been arrested for possession of cocaine.
Eagles of Death Metal Tease First Interview Since Paris Attacks
More than a week after the deadly Paris attacks that left 130 people dead, Eagles of Death Metal are getting to ready to unveil their first interview since the tragedy.
Watch David Bowie’s Video for His New Song ‘Blackstar’
David Bowie will release his 25th album, ★ (which is pronounced Blackstar), on Jan. 8, the day he turns 69.
Rage Against the Machine Knew About Donald Trump’s Presidential Run Back in 1999
Rage Against the Machine were many things, but apparently they were also able to predict the future.
Three Dog Night’s Cory Wells Dies at 74
Cory Wells, one of the trio of singers in Three Dog Night, has died.
40 Years Ago: Lynyrd Skynyrd Release ‘Street Survivors’
Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Street Survivors' was released on Oct. 17, 1977, only three days before their fatal plane crash.
‘Roger Waters The Wall’ Soundtrack to Be Released
Ten days before 'Roger Waters The Wall' arrives on home video, the movie's soundtrack will be released.