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.
Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From Fleetwood Mac, the Who and More
New archival releases include expanded versions of beloved albums, box-set collections and rarities-stuffed deluxe editions.
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 Soul Albums of the ’70s
There's more to the decade than Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, but those legends are well represented.
50 Years Ago: Carole King Releases a Double A-Sided No. 1 Single
'Tapestry' was already on its way to becoming one of the biggest albums of the decade, then it got an extra boost.
45 Years Ago: Marvin Gaye Stirs Up a Storm on ‘I Want You’
Soul legend returned after three-year break with a complicated and controversial set of songs that helped ignite a genre.
55 Years Ago: The Byrds Launch a New Chapter With ‘Eight Miles High’
Inspired by John Coltrane, the folk rockers turn a page that helps change course of music history.
5 Reasons Carole King Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
She's already been inducted with ex-husband and onetime creative partner Gerry Goffin for songwriting, but she deserves to be in for her own achievements, too.
Top 25 Psychedelic Rock Albums
Blues, folk, world music – no genre escaped the kaleidoscopic pull of the '60s' trippiest sound.
Top 15 Archival Rock Releases of 2020
Box sets, deluxe editions and reissues by Tom Petty, Neil Young and more highlight the year's best.