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.
Conan O’Brien’s ‘Walking Dead’ Parody Is Way Funnier Than the Real Thing
Watching beloved characters, especially those who look like universal childhood icon Santa Claus, get their heads hacked off by a psychopathic one-eyed egotist isn't anyone's idea of funny, right? Unless you're a psychopathic egotist, it's hard to find much humor in a situat…
Queens of the Stone Age Fan Jumps Onstage, Promptly Gets Booted Off by Josh Homme
An overeager Queens of the Stone Age fan jumped onstage during the band's performance in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday night. It didn't go well.
Jason Bonham and Glenn Hughes Working Together Again
Jason Bonham and Glenn Hughes are working together on a new project. Previously, the pair collaborated in Black Country Communion, a short-lived supergroup that also featured guitarist Joe Bonamassa and producer Kevin Shirley.
The Who to Record New Album
Less than half a year after hinting at their imminent retirement from the road, the Who are getting back together sometime this year to record a new album.
When Metallica Performed ‘One’ With a Classical Pianist at the Grammys
Call it their revenge.
32 Years Ago: Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ Album Released
Def Leppard's multi-platinum breakthrough album 'Pyromania' was released on Jan. 20, 1983.
35 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Releases ‘Sleep Dirt’
Like much of the material that came out under Frank Zappa's name in the late '70s, 1979's 'Sleep Dirt' has a complicated history. Also like much of the work that ended the artist's most prolific decade, 'Sleep Dirt' had its roots in a shelved, four-LP set…
Neil Young Will Reportedly Release a Covers Album With Jack White
Neil Young has reportedly completed work on an upcoming album, which is nothing new for the prolific singer-songwriter. The big news here is that the record is supposedly an all-covers project with Jack White.
Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant and Eric Clapton Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest
Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant and Eric Clapton are among the headliners for the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The annual music fest will take place over two three-day weekends from April 25 through May 4.
Beatles Reunion? Paul and Ringo May Perform Together on ‘Letterman’
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr may mark the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania hitting U.S. shores next month by performing together. Showbiz 411 reports that the two surviving Beatles could show up on David Letterman's late-night show during his network's week-long celebration of the Fa…
Don Henley, Garth Brooks Perform Billy Joel Songs at Kennedy Center Honors
Don Henley and Garth Brooks were among the artists who helped pay tribute to Billy Joel, who was one of five performers to receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor in 2013. The gala, which took place on Dec. 8, was televised on CBS last night.
Nikki Sixx Blasts ‘Duck Dynasty’’s Phil Robertson for Racist, Homophobic Quotes
Nikki Sixx took to his Twitter account overnight to blast ‘Duck Dynasty’’s Phil Robertson for the racist and homophobic quotes he made recently.