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.
Top 15 Archival Rock Releases of 2020
Box sets, deluxe editions and reissues by Tom Petty, Neil Young and more highlight the year's best.
Paul McCartney, ‘McCartney III': Album Review
Following 2018's ambitious 'Egypt Station,' legend strips back and goes totally solo for third one-man-band record.
The New James Bond Turns Up the Violence in ‘Quantum of Solace’
Daniel Craig is back for Round Two after reviving 007 in 'Casino Royale' two years earlier.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘Letter to You': Album Review
The Boss reunites with the E Street Band for a rollicking return to spontaneous rock 'n' roll.
The Best Horror Movie From Every Year: 1920-2019
Counting down a century's worth of monsters, demons and things that go bump in the night.
Tom Petty, ‘Wildflowers and All the Rest': Album Review
Solo LP from 1994 is expanded with outtakes, home recordings and a live disc, enriching an already rewarding record.
U2 Announce 20th-Anniversary ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’
Outtakes, B-sides and live tracks expand the band's classic 2000 album.
See Photos and Video From New ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Book: Premiere
'Black & White & Weird All Over' includes hundreds of pictures of the artist in the '80s.
Listen to Elvis Costello’s New Song, ‘Hetty O’Hara Confidential’
Single is second in series, with next installment arriving in August.
18 ‘Grooves From Another Galaxy': Exclusive Book Excerpt
'Planet Wax: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Soundtracks on Vinyl' explores out-of-this-world film music through the decades.
Bucky Baxter, Bob Dylan’s Pedal-Steel Guitarist, Dies at 65
Veteran also worked with Steve Earle, R.E.M. and others over the years.
Top 15 Giant-Monster Movies
From oversized animals to huge insects to a massive, people-eating blob, a look at the best films starring big-ass creatures.