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.
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.
35 Years Ago: Def Leppard Release Their Breakthrough LP, ‘Pyromania’
Def Leppard's multi-platinum breakthrough album 'Pyromania' was released on Jan. 20, 1983.
Guns N’ Roses Announce Two Pre-Coachella Shows
Guns N' Roses have announced a pair of new shows scheduled for April 8 and 9 at the opening weekend of Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena.
The Story of Slash and Duff McKagan’s Last Classic-Era Guns N’ Roses Show
When Slash and Duff McKagan walked offstage, they had no idea it would be their last gig with the classic-era lineup of the band.
UPDATE: Peter Cetera Will NOT Play With Chicago at Rock Hall Induction
Peter Cetera will reunite with his old bandmates when they're inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
Scott Weiland’s Bassist Arrested for Cocaine Possession
The bass player in Scott Weiland's band, Tommy Black, has been arrested for possession of cocaine.
Eagles of Death Metal Tease First Interview Since Paris Attacks
More than a week after the deadly Paris attacks that left 130 people dead, Eagles of Death Metal are getting to ready to unveil their first interview since the tragedy.
The Day Duane Allman Died and the Legacy He Left
Duane Allman died after a motorcycle accident on October 29, 1971.
Three Dog Night’s Cory Wells Dies at 74
Cory Wells, one of the trio of singers in Three Dog Night, has died.