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.
See Photos and Video From New ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Book: Premiere
'Black & White & Weird All Over' includes hundreds of pictures of the artist in the '80s.
Paul McCartney, ‘Flaming Pie Archive Collection': Album Review
Beatles-inspired 1997 LP gets the expanded-reissue treatment, including Macca's wild-ride radio show.
50 Years Ago: Funkadelic Get High and Make Second LP, ‘Free Your Mind … and Your Ass Will …
George Clinton and crew had one goal: to make an entire album high on acid.
Pretenders, ‘Hate for Sale': Album Review
On the band's 11th album, Chrissie Hynde returns to her roots and finds reasons to get passionate again.
50 Years Ago: ‘Beneath the Planet of the Apes’ Goes Underground
Surreal sequel added psychic mutants and another lost astronaut to the mix.
Top 15 Giant-Monster Movies
From oversized animals to huge insects to a massive, people-eating blob, a look at the best films starring big-ass creatures.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles’ ‘Long and Winding Road’ Serves as Band’s Requiem
Band's final single arrived three days after the release of last album.
When ‘King Kong vs. Godzilla’ Bridged Giant-Monster History
Two movie titans squared off in 1962 movie, paving path for rebooted franchise.
40 Years Ago: Blondie Hit No. 1 With ‘Call Me’
Band hooks up with disco maestro Giorgio Moroder and makes the biggest song of its career.
40 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Goes Totally Solo for ‘Coming Up’
Studio version was released as a single, but a live version on the B-side reached No. 1.