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.
Beck Covers Bowie in New Commercial
Beck recently covered David Bowie's 'Sound and Vision' for a new commercial campaign launched by the Lincoln car company. It's part of a new series called 'Hello, Again,' in which newer artists cover older classics.
New Spider Species Named After Bono
Well, this is fitting: Bono, the man who took on the persona of "The Fly" during U2's Zoo TV Tour back in 1992, now has a species of spider named after him.
Pussy Riot Documentary Coming to HBO
'Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer,' a documentary about the imprisoned Russian punk band, has been picked up by HBO. The cable-TV network will most likely air the movie sometime this year.
Dave Grohl Goes Doom Metal
A month after Dave Grohl teamed up with the surviving Nirvana bandmates and rock icon Paul McCartney for a brand new song, the hardest-working man in indie rock is back with a new project: producer and drummer on a new record by Swedish doom metal band Ghost.
Billie Joe Armstrong Is Selling Beach House
Got an extra couple million sitting around? Green Day's frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is selling his California beach home for $1.9 million.
Bonnaroo 2013 Headliners Leaked?
The headliners for the 2013 Bonnaroo music and arts festival apparently have been leaked. According to Weeping Elvis, Tom Petty and the Wu-Tang Clan will headline the four-day festival, which will take place in Manchester, Tenn., on June 13-16.
Coldplay Taking Break From Concerts
Just days after hinting at a possible new album in the works, Coldplay told a sold-out Australian audience that they would be taking a three-year hiatus from touring.