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.
Tom Petty Dies: Rockers React
Tom Petty's death elicited an outpouring of grief from his peers, friends and the countless musicians he influenced over the years.
Tom Petty Confirmed Dead: Daughter and Family Spokesman
Tom Petty died at age 66, following a day spent fighting to overcome an apparent heart attack.
Tom Petty Reportedly Found Unconscious in Cardiac Arrest
Tom Petty was reportedly found unconscious in full cardiac arrest last night.
40 Years Ago: Billy Joel Finally Hits the Big Time With ‘The Stranger’
It's easy to forget, all these years later, that Billy Joel was pretty much a no-name struggling singer-songwriter when 'The Stranger' came out in September 1977.
Robert Plant Announces North American Tour, Shares New Song ‘Bluebirds Over the Mountain’
Robert Plant is gearing up for the release of his new album, 'Carry Fire,' with a new song and tour dates.
Listen to New Brian Wilson Song ‘Run James Run’
Brian Wilson has released a new song from his upcoming compilation album 'Playback.'
Watch Rami Malek Perform as Freddie Mercury at Live Aid From Upcoming Queen Movie
The first video of actor Rami Malek as late Queen singer Freddie Mercury has surfaced.
Steely Dan Announce Fall Tour Dates
Steely Dan have announced almost a dozen tour dates for this fall.
25 Years Ago: Tom Waits Gets Apocalyptic and Dark on ‘Bone Machine’
Tom Waits always sounded like he was getting ready for the end of the world, even when he was doing that jazzy beatnik thing in the '70s.
Artist Paints Gregg Allman Portrait Using Allman’s Blood
A portrait of Gregg Allman painted with the late rocker's own blood will be packaged with certain editions of his new album.