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.
First Footage of Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix Is, Um, a Talky Experience
After years of rumors and very little in the way of official photos or detailed information, the first footage of Outkast's Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming biopic about the classic-rock legend has finally surfaced online.
Lou Reed’s Stripped-Down ‘I’m Waiting for the Man’ From a 1972 French TV Show Is a Sad, Be…
Back in 1972, the same year he released his breakthrough solo album 'Transformer,' Lou Reed showed up on the French TV show 'Pop 2.' But he didn't focus all that much on his new album. Instead, along with former bandmates John Cale and Nico, he performed some Velvet Undergro…
Best Thing About New Batman Game? You Can Drive the Batmobile
The Batman: Arkham videogame series is pretty much the closest most of us will ever get to being the Dark Knight. Unless you're hiding some totally awesome secret from the world, chances are pretty good that you're not spending your nights fighting crime in the big city dressed like a tech…
Snake Wrestles Crocodile, Snake Eats Crocodile, We Lose Sleep for Next Four Nights
If you don't want to be sitting up late at night with the lights on, jumping at every little sound you hear, for the next four nights, you probably should stop reading now. The following story involves a giant snake, a crocodile, an epic battle and one of the critters devouring the other.
This ‘Breaking Bad’ / ‘Godzilla’ Mash-Up Was Inevitable … And It’s Pretty Good
You just knew it wouldn't take long for someone to mash-up the latest 'Godzilla' trailer with some 'Breaking Bad' clips. After all, with Bryan Cranston starring in both, it was inevitable. And here it is. You can watch it above.
Unreleased ‘Physical Graffiti’ Tapes Reveal Just How Majestic Led Zeppelin Were
Two vintage tape reels recorded in 1974 by Led Zeppelin are going to auction next month. And the majestic music contained on them supplied the foundations of the band's epic two-record 1975 set 'Physical Graffiti.'
Map Shows Which States Have Great Taste in Music, Which Don’t
A new map put together by Music Machinery details the most popular music in each of America's 50 states. And it not only serves as a gauge of what poor taste in music some of our countrymen have (really, West Virginia?), it also reveals there's a handful of them listening to s--- we n…
Singer Pleads Guilty to Murder-for-Hire Charges
Tim Lambesis, the singer for metalcore band As I Lay Dying, has plead guilty to solicitation of murder. He was arrested last year for his role in a murder-for-hire plan to kill his estranged wife.
Some Dude Made Posters for Every Single ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode
Some dude made posters for every single 'Breaking Bad' episode, and they're a thing of beauty.
Vanilla Ice’s Ninja Turtles Mac & Cheese Commercial Is, Um, Cheesy and Terrible
Like almost everyone else who's ever heard 'Ice Ice Baby,' we sorta assumed Vanilla Ice would have just gone away after his one big hit way back in 1990. You know the song -- the one that angered classic-rock fans, hip-hop heads and anyone else with taste with its unparalleled offensi…
Devo Guitarist Bob Casale Dies at 61
Bob Casale, the guitarist for New Wave pioneers Devo, has passed away. He was 61.
Beck’s New Album Is Streaming Online Right Now
A week before its release, Beck's first album in six years is now streaming online. You can hear 'Morning Phase' in its entirety right here courtesy of NPR.