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.
40 Years Ago: Francis Coppola Uncovers Vietnam’s Heart of Darkness in ‘Apocalypse Now’
The 'Godfather' director went into the jungle to make a new movie, and he barely made it out alive.
The Best Song From Every Led Zeppelin Album
They've made entire albums that are classic. So this wasn't easy.
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Def Leppard, Tom Petty and More
A rundown of some of the best archival releases of the past three months.
25 Years Ago: Nine Inch Nails Get Dark on ‘The Downward Spiral’
Trent Reznor steered the band's second album into prog territory, making a glorious racket.
ZZ Top Collaborator Joe Hardy Dies
His work spanned genres and artists, including Alice Cooper, Ry Cooder, the Georgia Satellites and the Replacements.
Please Bring Classic Rock Back to the Super Bowl
Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime show yesterday proved one thing: Hardly anyone likes the band.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Headed to Trial Again
A U.S. appeals court has ordered a new hearing on copyright issues with the band's best-known song.
Why Radiohead Got Back to Basics on ‘Hail to the Thief’
This proved to be a crucial step toward where they were headed.
Led Zeppelin Force Jason Bonham to Change Band Name
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience recently changed their name, and it appears the directive came from Led Zeppelin themselves.
Lars Ulrich on Drumming: ‘I’ve Never Been Interested in Ability’
Lar Ulrich offers a new revelation that will surprise few Metallica fans, and none of their harshest critics.