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, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
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.
George Harrison, ‘All Things Must Pass – 50th Anniversary: Super Deluxe': Album Review
Expanded version of Quiet Beatle's 1970 declaration of independence collects demos, outtakes and more on six discs.
Top 10 Pre-Lindsey Buckingham-Stevie Nicks Fleetwood Mac Songs
The band released nine albums and a series of singles before the Americans joined and turned things around in 1975.
Top 25 Soul Albums of the ’70s
There's more to the decade than Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, but those legends are well represented.
Poco’s Rusty Young Dies at 75
Band cofounder was the only constant member in its 50-plus-year career.
John Lennon, ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Collection': Album Review
A half-century after its release, the best post-Beatles solo album remains a cathartic and invigorating listen.
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan and More
A rundown of new box sets, deluxe editions and archival releases from the past few months.
55 Years Ago: The Byrds Launch a New Chapter With ‘Eight Miles High’
Inspired by John Coltrane, the folk rockers turn a page that helps change course of music history.
Top 25 Psychedelic Rock Albums
Blues, folk, world music – no genre escaped the kaleidoscopic pull of the '60s' trippiest sound.