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.
Buzzcocks Frontman Pete Shelley Dies at 63
Shelley wrote some of punk's best and catchiest songs.
Lindsey Buckingham Sues Fleetwood Mac for Firing Him
Band drama continues as former singer and guitarist takes his dismissal to court.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Headed to Trial Again
A U.S. appeals court has ordered a new hearing on copyright issues with the band's best-known song.
Howard Stern Will Induct Bon Jovi Into Rock Hall
Howard Stern will induct Bon Jovi into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during the ceremony scheduled for April.
Tom Petty and Neil Young Publisher Sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion
Wixen Music Publishing, which owns songs by Tom Petty and Neil Young, is suing Spotify for $1.6 billion.
Tom Petty Dies: Rockers React
Tom Petty's death elicited an outpouring of grief from his peers, friends and the countless musicians he influenced over the years.
Tom Petty Confirmed Dead: Daughter and Family Spokesman
Tom Petty died at age 66, following a day spent fighting to overcome an apparent heart attack.
Glen Campbell Dies at 81
Glen Campbell, the music legend whose career spanned more than 50 years, has died.
Paul McCartney and Sony Settle Beatles Copyright Suit
Paul McCartney and Sony have settled the lawsuit he filed back in January to reclaim the copyright to some of his earliest songs with the Beatles.
Rock’s Most Hated Records
You many not break into Hulk-sized fits of anger while revisiting these records, but we advise a calming drink beforehand all the same.
Paul McCartney Says Working With Kanye West Was ‘Intriguing Process’
Paul McCartney was part of sessions that yielded three songs which were eventually released by Kanye West.
Motley Crue to Release 30th Anniversary Edition of ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
Motley Crue will release a 30th anniversary edition of their Girls, Girls, Girls album on Aug. 25.