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 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.
Grateful Dead Announce 50th-Anniversary ‘Workingman’s Dead’
They also released a live version of "Casey Jones" from Feb. 21, 1971, at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y.
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.
30 Years Ago: David Bowie Remixes His Past on ‘Fame ’90’
Legend revised his first No. 1 single 15 years later for new tour and compilation.
30 Years Ago: Depeche Mode Finally Break Through With ‘Violator’
With its seventh album, British synth-pop band cracks Top 10 and becomes global phenomenon.
Watch Big Star’s First-Ever Lyric Video: Exclusive Premiere
"The Ballad of El Goodo" comes from the band's classic 1972 debut LP, '#1 Record.'
Reissue Roundup: Winter Sets From Allmans, Def Leppard and More
New archival sets collect out-of-print LPs, previously unreleased live recordings and forgotten hard rock from yesteryear.
Pearl Jam, ‘Gigaton': Album Review
Band moves into another decade on 11th LP, sounding as furious and introspective as ever.