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.
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.
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.
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.
James Bond Movies Ranked Worst to Best
From Connery to Craig, with everything in between (yes, those two films too), a look at 007's highs and lows.
Reissue Roundup: Fall Sets From David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, More
Box sets and expanded archival releases highlight new holiday-season releases.
The Band, ‘The Band (50th Anniversary Edition)': Album Review
Reissue of classic 1969 album includes outtakes and Woodstock performance for first time.
Bob Dylan, ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967-1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15′: Album Review
Fifteenth 'Bootleg Series' volume focuses on Nashville sessions and Johnny Cash collaborations.