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, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites. @mgallucci
Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground Albums Ranked Worst to Best
He's made some of the most influential music ever. He's also made some of the most reviled.
Neil Young, ‘Chrome Dreams': Album Review
Legendary lost album from 1977 finally gets a proper release, and it was worth the wait.
Mammoth WVH, ‘Mammoth II': Album Review
Eddie Van Halen's son mines 2000s hard rock on second, course-steadying record.
Joni Mitchell, ‘At Newport': Album Review
Surprise performance seven years after brain aneurysm is documented for posterity.
Nils Lofgren, ‘Mountains': Album Review
Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young sideman uses downtime to make solo record about political upheaval, love connections and Charlie Watts.
Greta Van Fleet, ‘Starcatcher': Album Review
'70s worshipping Michigan band reach for the stars on cosmic third album.
Madonna Albums Ranked Worst to Best
As one of the most fearless artists of the modern era, she's never turned away from controversy or big songs.
Blur, ‘The Ballad of Darren': Album Review
Ninth LP and first in eight years surveys lost time while trying to stay hopeful.
Pretenders and Chrissie Hynde Albums Ranked Worst to Best
From punk beginnings to middle-of-the-road balladry to Bob Dylan covers.
‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny': Movie Review
Fifteen years after his last adventure, Harrison Ford's rugged action hero returns for one final exploit.
The Worst Song on Every Beatles Album
They've released so many classic songs, it's easy to forget that not all of them were gold.
Frank Zappa, ‘Funky Nothingness': Album Review
Previously unreleased recordings from proposed 'Hot Rats' follow-up includes unissued LP plus two additional discs of 1970 sessions.