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.
Metallica and Various Artists, ‘The Metallica Blacklist': Album Review
More than 50 artists take on rock legends' 1991 classic for occasionally wobbly, sometimes engaging tribute record.
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.
Tom Petty, ‘Wildflowers and All the Rest': Album Review
Solo LP from 1994 is expanded with outtakes, home recordings and a live disc, enriching an already rewarding record.
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.
Pink Floyd, ‘The Later Years': Album Review
The post-Roger Waters years, collected on 16 discs.
Top 25 Archival Releases of the ’10s
Here's a look back at the best reissues and box sets from the past decade.
Creedence Clearwater Revival 1969 Songs Ranked Worst to Best
Three classic albums, more than two dozen songs. A run-down of the band's banner year.
Frank Zappa’s 1973 Halloween Show Gets Your Party Started
Four discs, a mask and gloves arrive just in time for festivities.
Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Dies at 80
His work in Cream helped steer the future of heavy, blues-influenced rock 'n' roll for years to come.
Rambo Movies Ranked Worst to Best
It started out with good intentions, then it swerved into something entirely different.
Top 15 Movies of Summer 1979
Muppets, aliens, James Bond and America's favorite fictional boxer were on the big screen that hot year.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘Western Stars': Album Review
The Boss goes solo again, and makes an album that sounds unlike anything he's ever done.