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.
UPDATED: Jack White’s Keyboard Player Isaiah ‘Ikey’ Owens Dies at 38
Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, who most recently played keyboards in Jack White's band, has died.
45 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Puts the Mothers Behind Him
Several months after the release of the fifth Mothers of Invention album, 'Uncle Meat,' in March 1969, Frank Zappa pulled the plug, at least for now, on the band.
Listen to New Pink Floyd Song, ‘Louder Than Words’
After teasing fans with 30-second samples of some new songs over the past couple weeks, Pink Floyd have finally unveiled a full track from their upcoming album, 'The Endless River.'
Lou Reed and Stevie Ray Vaughan Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Lou Reed and Stevie Ray Vaughan are among the nominees announced for possible induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.
Dave Mustaine’s Mother-in-Law Has Been Missing Since Saturday
Dave Mustaine's mother-in-law has been missing since Saturday, and the Megadeth frontman has flown to California to help find her.
Brian May, Elton John and Others Lead All-Star ‘God Only Knows’ Cover
The BBC has gathered more than two dozen artists for its new BBC Music campaign to record an all-star cover of the Beach Boys' classic 'God Only Knows.'
Billy Idol Announces North American Tour
Two weeks before Billy Idol is set to release his first album of original material in almost a decade, he's announced a North American tour for early next year.
Paul Revere Dies at 76
Paul Revere, the leader of the '60s rock band Paul Revere and the Raiders, has died.
Ted Nugent Attacks ‘Ferguson Thugs’ and ‘Plague of Black Violence’
Ted Nugent, who's no stranger to shooting off his mouth on a wide range of political and cultural subjects, is at it again.
Listen to Led Zeppelin’s Piano-Free Mix of ‘The Rain Song’ From New Reissue
As Led Zeppelin ramp up to the release of the next two albums in their deluxe reissue series, a new version of 'Houses of the Holy''s 'The Rain Song' has surfaced.
AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Reportedly Being Treated for Dementia
When AC/DC announced the release of their new album the other day, the good news was offset by some bad: Founding guitarist Malcolm Young was no longer in the band.
Jimi Hendrix, ‘The Cry of Love’ + ‘Rainbow Bridge’ – Album Reviews
Long before Jimi Hendrix's vaults were raided for every last burp and fart he committed to tape, 'The Cry of Love' and 'Rainbow Bridge,' both originally released in 1971, were the pinnacle of unreleased Hendrix recordings.