Michael Gallucci is the managing 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, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites. @mgallucci
Ronnie Spector Dies at Age 78
Singer found fame as the voice on some of the '60s' greatest songs and as the original "bad girl of rock 'n' roll."
Reissue Roundup: Fall Sets From David Bowie, Billy Joel and More
Deluxe box sets, expanded classic LPs and other treasures highlight the latest batch of archival releases.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse, ‘Barn': Album Review
Veteran singer-songwriter teams up with his best backing band for typically loose and spontaneous set.
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, ‘Raise the Roof': Album Review
Second collaboration between Led Zeppelin singer and bluegrass star is as majestic as the first.
Elton John, ‘The Lockdown Sessions': Album Review
Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and others join legend on new collaborative LP.
Santana, ‘Blessings and Miracles': Album Review
Old hand returns to familiar formula for 26th album, with mixed results.
Beatles, ‘Let It Be Special Edition (Super Deluxe)': Album Review
Six discs document the messy making of the band's last-released LP.
45 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Releases His Masterpiece, ‘Songs in the Key of Life’
He didn't have to prove anything by this point, but he doubled down on his legend anyway.
Reissue Roundup: Summer Sets From Eric Clapton, Motorhead and More
Recent archival releases include expanded box sets, rare live LPs and revised compilations.
Bob Dylan, ‘Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16 (1980-1985)': Album Review
Latest edition of celebrated series collects a half-decade of not-prime material.
The Best Albums From Rock’s Coolest Bootleg Label
Authors of 'A Pig's Tale: The Underground Story of the Legendary Bootleg Label Trade Mark of Quality' pick their favorite records for UCR.
Iron Maiden, ‘Senjutsu': Album Review
Band takes things to epic heights on 17th album.