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.
50 Years Ago: ‘Escape From the Planet of the Apes’ Explores New World
Third movie in series brings simian heroes to 1973 Earth, and begins completing saga's circle.
45 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Announces Himself on Self-Titled LP
The 1976 album wasn't his debut, but it could have been.
Top 25 Psychedelic Rock Albums
Blues, folk, world music – no genre escaped the kaleidoscopic pull of the '60s' trippiest sound.
Reissue Roundup: Fall Sets From Elton John, Jimi Hendrix and More
Archival sets include deluxe editions of classic records, remixed collections of big hits and previously unreleased live shows.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘Letter to You': Album Review
The Boss reunites with the E Street Band for a rollicking return to spontaneous rock 'n' roll.
New John Lennon Set Celebrates His 80th Birthday
'Gimme Some Truth. The Ultimate Mixes' collects some of his best-known solo songs remixed.
Bob Dylan, ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways': Album Review
First LP of new material in eight years is both a sign of the times and a nostalgic trip through the last century.
Every Beatles U.S. No. 1 Single Ranked
In six short years, they placed 20 songs at the top of the chart. Here's how they stand.
Grateful Dead Announce 50th-Anniversary ‘Workingman’s Dead’
They also released a live version of "Casey Jones" from Feb. 21, 1971, at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y.
When ‘King Kong vs. Godzilla’ Bridged Giant-Monster History
Two movie titans squared off in 1962 movie, paving path for rebooted franchise.
40 Years Ago: Blondie Hit No. 1 With ‘Call Me’
Band hooks up with disco maestro Giorgio Moroder and makes the biggest song of its career.
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.
Pink Floyd, ‘The Later Years': Album Review
The post-Roger Waters years, collected on 16 discs.
The Who, ‘Who’ Album Review
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend return after 13-year studio break, determined to keep rock 'n' roll alive.
Top 25 Archival Releases of the ’10s
Here's a look back at the best reissues and box sets from the past decade.
The Band, ‘The Band (50th Anniversary Edition)': Album Review
Reissue of classic 1969 album includes outtakes and Woodstock performance for first time.