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.
Bill Ward Reportedly Declined to Perform at Black Sabbath’s Last Show
According to Black Sabbath, the band's estranged drummer Bill Ward was invited to perform at the group's final show on their The End tour, but he said no.
Glenn Frey Wasn’t Happy With Eagles Slam in ‘The Big Lebowski’
There's a great line in 'The Big Lebowski' where the otherwise chill main character says, "I hate the f–in' Eagles man."
Scott Weiland’s Bassist Arrested for Cocaine Possession
The bass player in Scott Weiland's band, Tommy Black, has been arrested for possession of cocaine.
Watch David Bowie’s Video for His New Song ‘Blackstar’
David Bowie will release his 25th album, ★ (which is pronounced Blackstar), on Jan. 8, the day he turns 69.
The Day Duane Allman Died and the Legacy He Left
Duane Allman died after a motorcycle accident on October 29, 1971.
40 Years Ago: Lynyrd Skynyrd Release ‘Street Survivors’
Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Street Survivors' was released on Oct. 17, 1977, only three days before their fatal plane crash.
Tom Petty Was Addicted to Heroin in the ’90s, Claims New Book
A new book about Tom Petty claims that the artist was addicted to heroin in the '90s.
Gail Zappa, Frank Zappa’s Widow, Dies at 70
Gail Zappa, widow of the late Frank Zappa, died this afternoon at the age of 70.
35 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Strips Down and Gets Dark on ‘Nebraska’
When Bruce Springsteen started recording a batch of new songs to a four-track tape machine in his New Jersey bedroom in January 1982, he wasn’t planning to release an album.
The Who Reschedule Tour for 2016
Two weeks after the Who cut short their Who Hits 50! Tour due to singer Roger Daltrey's health issues, the band has rescheduled their postponed dates for next year.
U2 Show Canceled After ‘Security Threat’
A U2 concert scheduled in Sweden was canceled after a "security risk" was reported.
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.