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.
David Bowie and Elton John Arranger Paul Buckmaster Dies at 71
Paul Buckmaster, a Grammy-winning arranger and artist who worked with Elton John and the Rolling Stones, has died.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89
Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll pioneer whose hits include "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame," has died.
Tom Petty Was Planning a ‘Wildflowers’ Tour
Tom Petty was reportedly planning a tour centered on his 1994 solo album 'Wildflowers' at the time of his death.
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.
The Doors Announce 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Strange Days’
The Doors are marking the golden anniversary of their second album, 'Strange Days,' with a '50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.'
Recording Studio Used by Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie and Others Shuts Down
New York's famous Power Station recording studio, used in the creation of many classic albums over the years, has shut down.
25 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Stages an Acoustic Comeback With ‘Unplugged’
The release of Eric Clapton's 'Unplugged,' a No. 1 album, set in motion a comeback that carried over well into the new millennium.
Def Leppard Will Reportedly Play ‘Hysteria’ in Its Entirety on 2018 Tour
Def Leppard's blockbuster 1987 album 'Hysteria' recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, but the band will continue the party next year.
New Steve Miller ‘Ultimate Hits’ Set to Include Previously Unreleased Recordings
There's a new two-CD Steve Miller Band collection on the way that spans his entire career and also includes eight previously unreleased recordings.
Glenn Frey’s Son to Join the Eagles
Glenn Frey's son Deacon is apparently joining the Eagles when they play the Classic East and Classic West music festivals this summer.
Chuck Berry’s Final Album, ‘Chuck,’ to Be Released in June, Track Listing Revealed
Less than a week after the death of rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry, the release date, track listing and first song of his final album has been released.