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.
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.
John Lennon, ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Collection': Album Review
A half-century after its release, the best post-Beatles solo album remains a cathartic and invigorating listen.
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.
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan and More
A rundown of new box sets, deluxe editions and archival releases from the past few months.
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 New York Dolls Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
They were punk before there was a name for it, and they've influenced generations of rock bands. So why aren't they in the HOF?
John Belushi Movies Ranked Worst to Best
Late comedian starred in less than a half-dozen films during his short career, but he made the most of his screen time.
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.
Paul McCartney, ‘McCartney III': Album Review
Following 2018's ambitious 'Egypt Station,' legend strips back and goes totally solo for third one-man-band record.