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
35 Years Ago: The Cure Reach Pop Heaven With ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’
Robert Smith aimed big on band's seventh album and was rewarded with a worldwide hit.
The 10 Heaviest Led Zeppelin Songs
Music doesn't get much heavier, or better, than this.
Five Reasons Dolly Parton Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Country star earned her "Legend" status decades ago. Your move, HOF.
‘No Time to Die': Movie Review
Daniel Craig suits up one final time as 007.
45 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Releases His Masterpiece, ‘Songs in the Key of Life’
He didn't have to prove anything by this point, but he doubled down on his legend anyway.
Reissue Roundup: Summer Sets From Eric Clapton, Motorhead and More
Recent archival releases include expanded box sets, rare live LPs and revised compilations.
Lindsey Buckingham, ‘Lindsey Buckingham': Album Review
First solo album since Fleetwood Mac split is more of the same from oddball-genius singer and guitarist.
The Best Albums From Rock’s Coolest Bootleg Label
Authors of 'A Pig's Tale: The Underground Story of the Legendary Bootleg Label Trade Mark of Quality' pick their favorite records for UCR.
Metallica and Various Artists, ‘The Metallica Blacklist': Album Review
More than 50 artists take on rock legends' 1991 classic for occasionally wobbly, sometimes engaging tribute record.
How the Beatles Created Their Biggest Hit, ‘Hey Jude’
Single was also the longest to reach No. 1 at the time.