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.
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.
Iron Maiden, ‘Senjutsu': Album Review
Band takes things to epic heights on 17th album.
When ‘King Kong vs. Godzilla’ Bridged Giant-Monster History
Two movie titans squared off in 1962 movie, paving path for rebooted franchise.
Pearl Jam, ‘Gigaton': Album Review
Band moves into another decade on 11th LP, sounding as furious and introspective as ever.
James Bond Movies Ranked Worst to Best
From Connery to Craig, with everything in between (yes, those two films too), a look at 007's highs and lows.
25 Years Ago: Jeff Buckley Releases Majestic Debut LP, ‘Grace’
Singer-songwriter put out only one album during his short lifetime, but it's a classic of the era.
When Nine Inch Nails Got Dark on ‘The Downward Spiral’
Trent Reznor steered the band's second album into prog territory, making a glorious racket.
Watch Steven Tyler’s New Super Bowl Commercial for Kia
Steven Tyler takes the wheel in a new commercial set to air during this weekend's Super Bowl.
Grateful Dead Launching 50th Anniversary Album Reissue Series Next Year
The Grateful Dead will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their recording career next year with a new album reissue series.
Original Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone Dies at 62
Tommy Ramone, the original drummer for the Ramones, has died at age 62.
Watch Nirvana’s Induction Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
You've probably seen some of the sketchy video that surfaced from Nirvana's April induction into the Rock and Roll of Fame.