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.
AC/DC Fans Can Get a Refund for Axl Rose Show
Refunds are available for AC/DC fans who were expecting to see and hear the band's longtime singer Brian Johnson onstage with them in London but are getting Axl Rose instead.
How Alice Cooper Got It Right and Hit It Big With ‘Love It to Death’
It took Alice Cooper two uninspired albums and a move to Detroit for the band to finally get it right.
10 Times the Grammys Got It Wrong
Forget, if you can, the fact that the Doors, Jimi Hendrix and the Who have never won a Grammy.
40 Years Ago: Van Halen’s Debut Changes Rock History
Hard rock hadn’t really hatched a band like Van Halen before 1978.
How the Rolling Stones Said Goodbye to the ’60s on ‘Let It Bleed’
There's no escaping the apocalyptic nature of one of the Rolling Stones' best albums.
Rage Against the Machine Knew About Donald Trump’s Presidential Run Back in 1999
Rage Against the Machine were many things, but apparently they were also able to predict the future.
The Story of the Rolling Stones’ Best Live Album, ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’
When the Rolling Stones started their 1969 tour of America, it had been a long two years since they were last on the road.
Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp’s ‘Hollywood Vampires’ Album: Full Details Revealed
Looks like Alice Cooper's long-gestating covers album finally has a release date.
Drumstick Maker Everett ‘Vic’ Firth Dies at 85
Everett "Vic" Firth, whose namesake drumsticks are among the world's most popular, has died.
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Their Ill-Fated Stadium Tour
Guns N' Roses were about a year and a half into their two-and-a-half-year Use Your Illusion tour when they hooked up with Metallica for a two-and-a-half-month run of North America in the summer of 1992.
Famous Musicians Who Correctly Predicted Their Own Death
Most of the time, famous musicians write about what they know: sex, drugs, girls.
UPDATE – Joni Mitchell Is Reportedly Not in a Coma and Unresponsive
Joni Mitchell, who was rushed to a hospital a month ago, is reportedly in a coma and unresponsive.