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.
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.
George Harrison, ‘All Things Must Pass – 50th Anniversary: Super Deluxe': Album Review
Expanded version of Quiet Beatle's 1970 declaration of independence collects demos, outtakes and more on six discs.
50 Years Ago: Carole King Releases a Double A-Sided No. 1 Single
'Tapestry' was already on its way to becoming one of the biggest albums of the decade, then it got an extra boost.
Poco’s Rusty Young Dies at 75
Band cofounder was the only constant member in its 50-plus-year career.
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan and More
A rundown of new box sets, deluxe editions and archival releases from the past few months.
5 Reasons Carole King Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
She's already been inducted with ex-husband and onetime creative partner Gerry Goffin for songwriting, but she deserves to be in for her own achievements, too.