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
5 Reasons Radiohead Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Radiohead made the short list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.
Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry Albums Ranked in Order of Awesomeness
In a way, Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry are inseparable, even though the band and its singer have taken slightly different career paths over the past four decades.
How ZZ Top Got an MTV Makeover on ‘Eliminator’
Very few classic rockers went through a transformation as jarring, or as triumphant, as they did.
How the Beatles Came Storming Out With ‘Please Please Me’
They recorded almost all of it during a marathon session that didn't even last 12 hours.
Why ‘The Final Cut’ Marked Roger Waters’ End With Pink Floyd
An abandoned soundtrack to 'The Wall' became the last straw between the increasingly controlling Roger Waters and his bandmates.
When the Beatles Collected Singles and More on ‘Past Masters’
It’s just as historic and important as any of their other albums.
How the Original Byrds Got Back Together for One More Album
Before then, the band had pretty much become a vehicle for Roger McGuinn's solo recordings.
How the Mothers of Invention’s ‘We’re Only in It for the Money’ Took on ‘Sgt. Pepper’
Everything from orchestral notes gracing the music to the mocking cover art turned the Beatles on their heads.