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.
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Their Ill-Fated Stadium Tour
Guns N' Roses were about a year and a half into their two-and-a-half-year Use Your Illusion tour when they hooked up with Metallica for a two-and-a-half-month run of North America in the summer of 1992.
Vince Neil’s Arena Football Team Taken Over by League
The Las Vegas Outlaws, the football team owned by Vince Neil, has been taken over by the Arena Football League.
60 Years Ago: John Lennon Meets Paul McCartney
One of rock's most significant moments happened when the teenaged John Lennon met Paul McCartney on July 6, 1957.
42 Years Ago: David Bowie Makes His Last Appearance As Ziggy Stardust
David Bowie retired the Ziggy Stardust persona on July 3, 1973.
The Story of the Band’s Debut Album, ‘Music From Big Pink’
In five seemingly short years, the Band went from backing a mostly obscure rockabilly singer to joining Bob Dylan on tour to becoming a super-popular group in its right.
Famous Musicians Who Correctly Predicted Their Own Death
Most of the time, famous musicians write about what they know: sex, drugs, girls.
Grateful Dead Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Even the Grateful Dead's most ardent supporters admit that making albums wasn't one the band's strengths.
Rolling Stones Planning New Album and Live DVD
As the Rolling Stones continue their Zip Code tour and prepare for the release of a deluxe reissue of their classic Sticky Fingers album next week, they're already making plans for what comes next.
Artists Technically Eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016
To become eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an artist must wait 25 years from the release of their first record. These artists are eligible in 2016.
John Lennon Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Of all the Beatles, John Lennon is the one with the most wayward solo discography.