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.
Watch Eddie Vedder Perform With Queens of the Stone Age
A week after Queens of the Stone Age premiered a brand-new song at Lollapalooza Brazil, the band took the stage at Lollapalooza Chile and brought along a friend to help out on a song. Eddie Vedder joined Josh Homme and crew during 'Little Sister.'
Watch Phoenix Play Two New Songs on ‘SNL’
Phoenix will release their fifth album, 'Bankrupt!,' on April 23. You've probably heard the first single 'Entertainment' or saw its video. Last night, the French quartet stopped by 'Saturday Night Live' to play two new songs from the upcoming record, including…
Queens of the Stone Age Play New Song at Lollapalooza Brazil
Queens of the Stone Age premiered a new song during their set at Lollapalooza Brazil yesterday. The song, 'My God Is the Sun,' is the first full track to surface from the band's new album, ' ... Like Clockwork.'
Watch Sigur Ros Play a New Song on Jimmy Fallon
Our favorite Icelandic band Sigur Rós had a pretty busy day yesterday, which they capped with an appearance on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' where they performed a new song, 'Kveikur.'
My Chemical Romance Break Up
After a dozen years, My Chemical Romance have broken up. The band posted the news on its website last night.
SXSW 2013 Recap: Day Four
There's no way anyone can check out everything that happens at South by Southwest. It's impossible. Even if you moonlighted as the world's greatest superhero, you wouldn't be able to check out every single thing that goes down at one of the year's most buzzed-about music fes…
Depeche Mode Premiere New Songs at SXSW
Depeche Mode's new album, 'Delta Machine,' is all set for release next week, and the band has been hitting up late-night talk shows and South by Southwest panels to promote the thing. Last night they played Austin's Brazos Hall at the music fest.
Vampire Weekend Debut New Songs at SXSW
Vampire Weekend performed a short set of songs at the Radio Day Stage inside the Austin Convention Center at yesterday's South by Southwest music fest. Their show focused on some new songs but included a few old faves as well.
Afghan Whigs Get Their Freak on With Usher at SXSW
We always knew the Afghan Whigs were huge R&B fans. We even knew that frontman Greg Dulli can play the soul man role if his heart's in it. Last night at the South by Southwest music festival, the Whigs shared the stage with one of R&B's young princes: Usher.
Green Day Stage Comeback at SXSW
After a pretty rocky past six months, Green Day staged a massive comeback at the Moody Theater in Austin yesterday as part of the South by Southwest music festival. The focus was on the three new albums the band released at the end of 2012, but there were plenty of older favorites played a…
My Bloody Valentine Hand Out Earplugs Before Show
Even My Bloody Valentine know they're effing loud. The celebrated shoegazing band played a concert in Glasgow last night and handed out earplugs to fans before the show. It was indeed loud, but it was also "awesome," according to 'NME.'
Thom Yorke Talks Atoms for Peace, Radiohead With Reddit
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and producer Nigel Godrich took part in a Reddit AMA today in which they fielded questions about the indie-rock gods as well as about their new group, Atoms for Peace.