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: Van Halen’s Debut Changes Rock History
Hard rock hadn’t really hatched a band like Van Halen before 1978.
How a Breakup Inspired Phil Collins’ First Solo LP, ‘Face Value’
After years of writing and singing songs about mythical forest creatures and other prog-approved subjects, Genesis' Phil Collins turned to more personal things.
Watch a Bunch of Wiener Dogs Stampede to a Nilsson Classic in New Super Bowl Commercial
It's like they made this Super Bowl commercial just for us.
Top 10 Alice Cooper Songs
The original Alice Cooper band -- a quintet led by Detroit native Vincent Furnier, who took the group's name as his own -- lasted a little more than five years.
Guns N’ Roses Add Another Concert to 2016 Itinerary
Guns N' Roses have added another concert to their 2016 itinerary.
Watch Steve Tyler’s Skittles Super Bowl Commercial
As the big game day approaches (five days away!), more and more of the year's Super Bowl commercials are showing up early.
Def Leppard Postpone Winter Tour Dates
Def Leppard have postponed the remaining dates on their current tour to give singer Joe Elliott some time to rest.
Top 10 Mike Campbell Songs
Mike Campbell is best known as Tom Petty's right-hand man for the past 40 years.
Revisiting the Doors’ Back-to-Basics ‘Morrison Hotel’
The Doors had gotten sloppy, self-absorbed and a little off course by the time they released their fourth album, 'The Soft Parade,' in mid 1969.
Top 10 Jefferson Airplane Songs
We count down our favorite songs by the pioneering psychedelic rock band.
Revisiting David Bowie’s Art-Funk Classic ‘Station to Station’
David Bowie was coming off his first No. 1 single in the U.S. and was snagged in a hellish coke habit when he started to record Station to Station in September 1975.
35 Years Ago: Def Leppard Release Their Breakthrough LP, ‘Pyromania’
Def Leppard's multi-platinum breakthrough album 'Pyromania' was released on Jan. 20, 1983.